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Vol. 90 No. 260

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crash with tractor

From staff reports The front right of the Williams car, a 2002 Mercury
A Grand Ridge man was 'Grand Marquis, struck the killed when the car he was left rear tires of the tractor, : .' -driving rear-ended a trac- according to the release. ,'A~'~YA for last Friday evening on After.impact, the car came
Shady. Grove Road in the to rest facing south on the Grand Ridge community, road, and the tractor came according to a press release to rest facing south on the from the Florida Highway southbound shoulder. Patrol. Jackson County EMS
..Officials reported that -pronouncedWilliams dead 3.1-year-61d Bradley D. Wil- at. the scene of the crash, liams was southbound on which occurred just before Shady. Grove Road when 6p.m. he- approached behind The driverof the tractor, thetractor, which was also 49-year-old Grand Ridge southbound and traveling resident Douglas Wayne in the lane of traffic and Jackson, was not injured, the southbound shoulder. according to the report.


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This trailer and the car parked outside it were destroyed in an early-morning fire Sunday. The dwelling was located on M an charged w ith Dowling Road in southern Jackson County.
Dowling Road home drug possession


Staff Report A traffic stop ensued on
Highway 77 "after a moving
A Campbellton man was violationwas
arrested Sunday night on observed,"
drug charges after a traf- according to
fic stop and subsequent the release,
search of the vehicle he which did
was driving revealed not specify
drugs, according to a press the alleged,
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER dog might be the victim of abuse. morning hours Sunday, though, release from the Jackson Bell infraction.
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com Yet she came to Moseley alnd Moseley woke to find herself eye- County Sheriff's Office. During the
On Monday, the morning after didn't want to leave. Just squeak- ball to eyeball with the pup. The Wilam Bell, 36, was stop, a consensual search fire destroyed the trailer she rent- ing by on her disability income dog was right inher face, nudging charged with possession of' the Cadillac was coned on Dowling Road in southern -and unable to work a traditional her for attention"'Moseley scold- of a controlled substance ducted, officials reported. Jackson County, Sheba Moseley job because of the major stroke' ed"D.1."forwainher up oUtof with, intent to distribute, The deputy found was still raw with emotion as she' and other health problems she'd a deep sleep, and lay back down. and with possession 'of a small amount of marconsidered where she, must go had, Moseley didnt see how she But she soon bolted upright in marijuana, according to juana, and the driver then from here and how little she has could keep, herself, and the ani- bed. She smelled smoke. the release. voluntarily disclosed that
left. She lost everything but her mal fed. But she just couldn't turn Moseley got up again and ven- Officials reported that there was cocaine in the.. pajamas and a pair of slippers, her away. tured out of the bedroom. She saw the Bell's encounter with car, the release stated.
including the little dog that saved The pup became Moseley's con- flames coming from the kitchen., law enforcment began During the search, 13 her life. stant companion in the weeks Calling the dog to, come out with that morning around 10:15 small bags of suspectAbout six weeksago, Moseley that followed, always on her her, Moseley was nearly in a pan- a.m. after a deputy "ob- ed traditional cocaine took in a stray puppy. The little heels. On Saturday night, she'd ic as the fire quickly grew. She ran served the driver of a bur- were discovered, along red-nosed pit bull was so skittish followed Moseley to bed to lay at gundy Cadillac acting sus- with 11' pieces of suspectatfirst that Moseleysuspected the her feet as she slept. In the early See RRE, Page 7A piciously on Highway 2 in ed crack cocaine, officials
Graceville." said.



Renaissance honors survivors of hard-times

BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.con

Almost any old-timer
who grew up around here
,will tell you it was self-sufficiency that helped gen-' erations of rural Jackson. .. CountianS iSUrvive eehard i
times in the Depression ,...
years andin.he.ecaes.' preceding and following them. Backin the day, '---men and women knew how to prepare a slaughtered hog for the pantry
wasting nothing as they ~i ", ":i
did that winter task to !'
help put a year's worth of,---meat on the table for their '. families. Many could make --PhOTOS BYJD. RILES their own syrup to sweeten Scenes from Saturday's annual Living History presentation at up their breakfast meals, Renaissance Park in Jackson County. .
or knew a neighbor who ~'"' *
could, light as land owner Danny on a big gospel show, thle

lye soap, quilt their own and friends presented the crew prepared standard eemepotso hIIvg stoty presentatlona t Rennaissance Parl;.7A .: :, :.,.... .,., bed covers, and they knew park's annual Living Histo- Southern fare like pork .)'e mor phto of t Livin His... .. I...,. '
where to find'a good black- ry program. The free event sausage, cracklin', fried '" ... "".... '.. "..... .. ... "" :
smithi to 'forge implements drew a large crowd, despite -chicken, greens and more. Corps display to showcase vive today; including the homestead items. The colfor their homesteads. Most a cool morning and. an' Lunch plates were avail-, the role of that work relief development of Caiverns lection is still in progress, youngsters could ride a afternoon sky that dark- able for purchase, while program which employed park. Riles said, and is expected
horse, too, and carried out ened and eventually breakfasts of biscuits and individuals from 1933- Sylvester's. grounds co- to span a wide array of family errands in their day opened up to a steady sausage were free. 1942. The government ordinator J.D. Riles said equipment when it is comto day lives, rain. 'Florida Caverns State plan not only helped fami- that those attending the plete. Riles conducted the
At Renaissance Park on They were rewarded for Park participated in this lies survive, but was re- event were able to tour a tour and said that, at age Saturday, those, skills and toughing out the unpleas- year's event, setting up sponsible for many public barn display of old farm others were in the spot- ant weather. Musicians put a Civilian Conservation works programs that sur- implements and other See HISTORY, Page 7A
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R D TUESDAY, DEC. 17 ))Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon Methodist Church on Clinton St. inMaina
)) St. Anne Thrift Store Sale- 9 am. to 2p pm. St. to 1 p m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Sponsored by Mari Jnna Optimist Club for students Publisher Valeria Roberts Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 5th St., Marianne, All Church; 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. for students 8- 18 years of age in Jackson Coun~ty.
vroberts@jcfloridan.com~ clothing buy one and get second item of equal or All students and their parents are welcome. Players
le~s value for half price. Half price on all toys and THURSDAY, DEC. 19 of all skill levels including beginners are welcOme
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Circulation Manager Dena Oberski Christmas Decorations. Call 482-3734. )) International Chat 'n' Sip 8:30-10 a.m. at Calh93043
doberski@jcfloridan.com )) Sewing Circle -1 p.m. at Jackson CountySenior Jackson County Public Library, 2929 Green St. in )) Celebrate Recovery- 7 p.m. at Evangel Worship
Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call Marianna. Learning Center staff and their inter- Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult, CONTACT US" 482-5028. national English learners invite the public for the teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and
Telephone: 850-526-3614 )) Employability Workshop-2 p.m. Marianna One* exchange of language, culture and ideas in a relaxed hang-ups." Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available.Call
FAX: 850-482-4478 Stop Career Center. Certified motivational career environment. Light refreshments served. No charge. 209-7856, 573-131.
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Email: editorial~jcfloridan.com coach will be teachingCreating a Cover Letter:.
Street Address: Open to public and free of charge. )) Caregiver Support Group Meeting -11 a.m. 9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
440 Costtuton an. ~ Optmit Cub f ackon outy eetng to noon in the First Presbyterian Church Social Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. 443 ontiutonLe-) Oontim's luffe &ako Gril,439nafyMeet., Hall, 4437 Clinton St., Marianna. Open to all family
Maina,-344 aNn atJs.Buft&Gil 9LfyteS. caregivers providing care to loved ones or friends. SATURDAY, DEC.. 21
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Offce our: Jakso Cont ScoolBoad eetng nd Confidential group, facilitated by a professional D Jackson County Community Helpers-Club
Wekdays, 8aHmto 5pm.p4pm. Jackson County School Board group counselor Coffee, water, light snacks -10a.m. 4571 Dickson Rd, Greenwood.
Weekdaysa Low a-m. 10. Low, 3-5ho- Moderate, 6-7o High, 8-10 Very Highovided,
2903 efferson St. Mariann. The school board MISYOUR PAPER? approved to combine the workshop and regular )) Chlpola Civic Club Meeting Noon at The Alcoholm.icsth A oymost nie Metoi s4t0
mI ks Restaurant, .S. 90 in Marianna.The CCC's
YouFshould reiyr newspapernoblater lfocUs is th local cinmunity,"Community, Children Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianne.
You houd rceiv yor nwspaer o lter through the district website www.jcsb~org Call' hrce: al5634,) lor omnt elhCii~us-1
than.6 a.m. If it does not arrive, call Circula; 482-1200., hrde'Cl 2-12 am Aunord Communaity Hsseat1 C arlinic Ho tr -10
tion between 6 a.m. and noon, Tuesday to )) Panhandle Public Lirr oprtv ytm )) Marianna Kiwanis Club Meeting Noon at A mor uTil last patienis so ne-e 70ligibe tin Sunset 48:42290
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Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840) Marianna. illnesses and chronic conditions. Appointments
is pblihedTuedaythrughFridy ad Nith nnul Onamet Dy-4p~m- 730 ~m.)) St. Anne Thrift Store Sale- 9a.m. to 1 p.m. St. available (call 263-7106 or 209-5501): walk-ins
Sunday mornings. Periodical postage paid Jackson County Public Library, 2929 Green St, in Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 5th St,, Marianna: All we come. Sign in before noon.
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Marianna. Stop by anytime during the appointed cltig-byoeadgt eodie feulo Christmas in the Park-2 p.m.-6 p.m. in Jacob.
at Mriane.FL.tim, Al prens an chldrn ae ivitd. or ore less value for half price. Half price on all toys and
arvChristmas Decorations. Call 482-3734.
U IO R ATE info1calAl,482C9631
~ Caled rietatin Bard f Trstes met- Employability Workshop-2 p.m. Marianna One SNADC2
Hom UdeivR 123rI monTh, $3.8 Called pOm.etacson oial in Tuthes cafetra Stop Career Center. Certified motivational career )) Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion' Hom deivey:.$1123 er onh: 32.3 ig-415 ~m.at acsonHosita inthecaftera, coach will be teachiing "Developing Workplace. 6:30 p.m. in AA room of First United Methodist for three months: $62.05 for six months; )) Jackson Hospital Board of Trustees regular Skills;' Open toepublic and free of charge. Church,2901 Caledonia St: in Marianna Atten- and $123.45 for one year. All prices ificlude monthly Finance Committee and Board meet- JcsnCut AC etn :0pm dance limited to persons with a desire to stop
applicable state and local faxes. Mail ings-5 p~m. in the class room of Jackson Hospital. inte t Jason .E CoutyNA C Meen 89 5:0m drinking: subscriptions must be paid in advance. Mail )) Sneads and Grand Ridge Band Mini Christmas Orange St., Marianna. Call 569-1294. )) Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting -8 p.m. in. subscriptions are: $46.12 for three months; Cncert-6 p.m. Sneads High School auditorium. ,)VW&Lde Auxiliary Meeting 6 p~m. at~ the board room of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital, ~~Free admission. 5429ColegeFrivLadcevese
$92.24 for six onths; and $18.47 for one .*2830 Wynn St., Marianna, with a covefed-dish su p- 52 olg rvGaeil
$9224 or ixmonhs:and$I4.4 fo on ) Disabled American Veterans. Meeting -7 per. Call 3"72-2500.
year. .p.m. at the DAV Chapter 22 house, 3083 DAy Lane. .)Achlc noyos-Coe di .sin MONDAY, DEC. 23
AMaETISIG'. Cal l Annyou- Cosd eein.- to 9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale- D)Marianna Lions Club Meeting Noon at Jimn's
ADVRTIIN ))AlchoicsAnoymus losd eetng 8 donia St., Marianna, inthe AA room. Attendance Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna. Call
The advertiser agrees that thle publisher to 9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking; 482-2005. shall not be liable for damages arising Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianne. Discussion n papers will not be signed. ) Jackson County Quiters Guild Meeting otoerosadavrientbeod will be the 12 & 12 study. Everyone with a desire to 5:30-7:3Qfp.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church,
teount prosaid fovrtespeatualyn stop drinking is welcomed. FRIDAY, DEC. 20 3975 U.S. 90 West; Marianna. Business meetings
hat prin of thce advertly ))St. Anne Thrift Store -9 a.m. to 1 p.m. St.,ok n ede 10a.a h ako are fourth Mondays; other Mondaysare for projects,
occupied by ttpotoofteavrise- lessonsicCurh 30 5hStMainnhelp.k ndNede -1 amAllheJco
ments in which the error ocurewhether AnsCa hlic Curch,309thSMrina County Public Library Marianna Branch. New and lesnhl.Alquilters welcome. Call 209-7638.
suc eroris ueto heoccrre, all48-374.experienced hand crafters welcome to create, )).Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
suherri u otenegligence of the share, learn or teach favorite project Call 482- p.m. in tlbe AA room of First United Methodist
publisher's employees or otherwise, and .WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18 9631. Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.
there shall be not liability for non-inser-. ) Eldercare Services-8:30 a., Marianna/Malo- )) Santa Claus will be in Greenwood-3 p~m. t0 5 tionfo any advertisement beyond the ne at Malone City Hall in Malone, St. Paul A.ME pm tPolsot ~k vroeivtdyugTEpY E.2
amutpi o phavrieet hs Cuchi apelo ilb iigotUD od and older. Photos with Santa will be available or )) Sewing Circle 1 p.m. at Jackson County Senior
newspaper will not knowingly accept or )) Malone Joy Club 10 am. Joy Club House, SR. bring your own camera., Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call
pulih llga mteia o ay in.2, Malone. Lunch served at noon. Games following )) Chess Club -6 p~m. to 8 p~m. First United 482-5028.
pubis ilegl mteialofanykid.Advertis- lunch. Come and join the fun.
ing which expresses prefereri6e based on
legally protected pditsonal characteristics is The subOmission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P 0. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447, not aceptbleemail editorial@jcfloridan.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitutign Lane in Marianna.
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The Jackson County Floridan will publish Marlanna Police Department tw relJorts of shooting in the area, seven )) William Bell, 36, 2294 Deon Road,
news of general interest free of charge. Th aran Plc Dprmnlit4 traffic stops, one report of drag racing, one Campbellton, possession of marijuana less
Subit ournew o~Comuniy Clenar he arinnaPolce epatme't istd ~serving papers/ex parte, one than 20 grams, possession of cocaine with
"the f n esD fo DEC. 15 thehl c dispute, one report of intent to distribute.
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events via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery, latest available report One accident (no eqatrespassing, one report of s Derrick Crider, 28, 362 Sunrise View,.
Fees may apply for wedding, engagement, injury), one suspicious vehicle, two suspi- found/abandoned property, Sneedville, TN, failure to appear.
anniversary and birth announcements, cious persons, two calls involving mental nt en one noise disturbance, 22 ))Michael Williams, 36, 2926 Harley Drive,
Forms are available at the Floridan offices. illness, one burglar alarm, one panic alarm, C property/building checks, Marianna, possession of marijuana less Photographs must be of good quality and 15Mtraffic stops, three reports of larceny, one call to assist another agency, two pub- than 20 grams, tampering with evidence. suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the one report of obscene/threatening calls, licservice calls, two I-9 employment, one e Felipe Lopez, 23, 2827 Highway 71 right to edi all submissions. one report of found/abandoned property, welfare check and to ane ansports. North, Marianne, reckless driving with
one follow-up investigation, one assault, alcohoL
GETING IT RIGHT three animal complaints (dog), four prop- .124)) Melinda rogdon, 41, 2197 Mohawk
The Jackson County Floridan's policy erty/building checks, two public service Jackson County Trail, Sneads, violation of state probation.
is to correct mistakes promptly. To calls, three patrol requests, onereport of an Correctional Facility Willie Thomas Jr,, 21, 2780 Panhandle
report an error n please call 526 3614 open door/window and 20 homesecurity 4 i Road, Marianna, driving with no valid
Monday-Friday. checks. cThe following persons were boor fint driver license.
the county jail during the latest reporting )) Donnie White, 59, 1749 Toole Circle, ChirJackson County Sh eorid Ofice a periods: pley, two counts: possession of controlled
SRaynJackson Countyde 33,1035 Eighth Ave, substance.
2 03 Thefackson County Sheriff's Office and Graeville, possession Of m ethamphetMIS YOURPAPErcounty fire/rescue reported the following amine, possession of c rug parapher- Freeport, possession of Fprescription edpils
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abandoned vehicles, three suspicious we- proBti tm e afate ofnJail Population: 201
Jchicles, one suspicious person, one residen- methamphetamine.71 Teport a cri conitopp t0
S a mtial fire, 11 medical calls, one fire depart- )) Nicholas Adkins 22, 1968 Highway 7 o1, l w ome agn cyT o report a wildfo e vatona
JCFL RI DAN.lCIu pent and caldr bare ai rm Marianna, driving under the influence of call 1-888-404-FWCC (3922).
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JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com LOCAL & STATE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17,2013 3AFFCA to help' ALTRUSA INDUCTS NEW MEMBERS


newspaper


photographer

The Marianna High during this crucial time in
School Fellowship of his life.
Christian Athletes is hav- We are asking 'that
ing a 50/50 ticket sales'do- anyone willing, to donation benefit during the nate on that night at the
first night of the Marianna game please see an FCA
Christmas Shootout on member at the table in
Dec. 19 for longtime news- the front lobby table or,
paper photographer Mark any one of them walking
Skinner 'who has been through the stands selling
diagnosed With a serious tickets during the earlier.
illness, games that will be played
The FCA students and at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on
leaders will be asking for Thursday.
donations for a 50/50 tick- We appreciate the comet sale to be drawn at half unity's support of a man
time at the Marianna vs. Ft. that has given sb much of
Walton Beach men's bas- his life to photographing SUBMITTEDPHOT0
ketball game that begins at our families and friends in SB, I t h
8 p.m. Thursday night. our local newspaper over Atrusa International of Marianna inducted Kelly Connolly and Donna Fowler into the memThe proceeds will go to- -the many years that he has / bership at the November business meeting. Altrusa members welcome these ladies and look wards Mr. Skinner's needs been here. L Xforward to working with them to hell serve the community. Pictured (from left).are Carolyn
Glass, Kelly Connolly, Charlene Lord, Donna Fowler, Rachel Toliver and Gina Stuart.


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CUTE KID DR. GAY SPFA S AT ALTRUSA EETING

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Dr. Joe Gay was the program speaker for Altrusa International of Marianna at the November program meeting. He educated the club on heart disease in women. Heart disease is a SUBMITTED PHOTlifelong condition. Once you get it you will always have it. Dr. Gay explained what you can A dorable Josie Alday is the daughter of do to control heart disease, prevent a heart attack, and increase your chances for a long and vital
Mallory and Derek Alday. The family lives life. Pictured (from left) are program sponsor Carolyn Glass,. Dr. Joe Gay and Altrusa
n Cottondale. President Charlene Lord.


Local Briefs Man gets 6 years in NY Facebook share case
The Associated Press companies before the dot- lif.-based Facebook Inc., he had promised that the Seeking hearing aides ments Friday, Dec. 13 com bust and the 2008 fi- Chicago-based Groupon source of the funds paid
for seniors They have been doing NEW YORK A 71- nancial collapse sent him Inc. and Mountain View, was not investor funds
lunch for them once-a- year-old Florida invest- on a desperate course to Calif.-based LinkedIn Inc., that he controlled. The Community Re- month for the past year. meant adviser and onetime regain wealth. among other companies.
source Center in Man- They also gave out gift Oregongubernatorial can- "I paniked, compro- He told investors their x _\1 I
anna, is seeking new and bags with goodies and es- didate cried as he apolo- mising my integrity and money would be used to used hearing aids for sentials (shampoo, tooth- gized Monday before be- principles," he said. buy shares of companies low-income seniors. Call paste, etc.) They have ie 526-1600fome nfor bepase co t g They heng sentenced to six years "I expect to pay 100 before their initial public 526-1600 for more infor- been coordinating with in prison in a $13 million percent of the restitution offerings. th main, or drop hearing Tony securities fraud scheme' ordered by the court," As she announced A
aids off at 2985 Guyton St., other articles by having that prosecutors say capi- he said shortly before sentence, Scheindlin said _6-' Marianna. her ask each resident what talized on enthusiasm for Scheindlin ordered him to Berkman's story of Success
they needed., shares of Facebook and forfeit $13.2 million and turned to failure was "not
Band of Brothers Those items will be given other Internet companies pay a fine of at least $8.4 very compelling." She 'p"'
serves holiday meal out individumilly next week about to go public. million, said he used some of the ,a "
Band of Brothers men's as Christmas presents. Craig L. Berkman' of Oif hi itmh ad oe rmtescn '"
grupseve abi Crit- It's a wonder feeling to odessa, Fla., was sen- Itis my hope they will fraud to pay back invesmasounc ried tuigCrey- supporting such a won- 'tenced by U.S. District understand the depth of tors ripped off by his first ,.t ad alnth (fiig)d te derful group of people ,Judge Shira A. Scheind- may remorse." fraud, but then also spent ;
andallthefixngs fothe and sharing the Christmas lin, who called his crime The judge, though,, re- the money on gifts for his
folks at Chipola Apart- spirit. "surely despicable" and jected his defense law- third wife and stepchil- ; "
~"particularly egregious" yer's request that he be dren. She noted that two .a t
because it was a sophis- sentenced to two years grown daughters from his T at Ofl
Flo1i d C E O tre l ticated financial fraud he in prison, saying she was first marriage want noth- W l
Fl ri a r created to try to pay off "concerned that without ing to do with him. ONMoL 001$
the losses of an earlier first significant punishment Berkma admitted dur-. [ 2ye r ,$ 6Mfraud. this behavior would only ing his plea that he used watsoniewelers.com
Still, the Republican par- be repeated." close to $6 million to pay 'Downtown Marianna
v. IV ty chairman, for Oregon Noting he had once creditors in a bankruptcy 804243
alty m all,1. ,f 'eafl ,, from 1989 to 1993 pledged made millions, she said: proceeding 'even though 804243

the. rest of his life after enough for him."
en lt r u u prison to teaming with Prosecutors .had ,reformer contacts in the quested she sentence him
TheAssociated Press ny's penny stock without business world tO make to between eight and 10 disclosing that .only 20 enough money to make years in prison. ... SAN DIEGO :-- Federal percent of the investments whole 120 investors who The sentencing follows "
prosecutors in San Diego went to the companies lost money in the scheme Berkman's June plea to--N ,'
say a Florida software ex- and the rest was the boiler between October 2010 securities fraud and wire <* .
ecutivehasbeensentenced room's commission. and March of this year. fraud. 'He had admit- o o'
to 2 / years in prison and According to the plea Berkman had made mii- 'ted falsely claiming to ordered to pay $2.6 million agreement, Rizzo and sold lions of' dollars by creat- investors that he owned in restitution after plead- millions of shares of stock ing and selling high-tech shares of Mernlo Park, Ca- **~:~ ing guilty to stock fraud, through, a shell company ,"'"S''
U.S. Attorney Laura mn the British VirginiIslands ....V Duffy said in a statement to avoid federal securities . that iTrackr Systems CEO scrutiny'
John' G. Rizzo of Boca Raton received 'the sentence '
Monday
The 51-year-old Rizzo, '
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Ethics Committee suspension runs 80 hours,
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WASHINGTON The suspension. .
House Ethics Committee Sergeants George Or H ouse race
is launching a formal in- Creamer and William vestigation into a Florida Faust both received 20congressman who pleaded hour suspensions. The Associated Press
guilty to a misdemeanor
cocaine possession charge Man swallows 2 CLEARWATER--Once asolitilyRelast month.
last mont e necklaces in burglary publican bastion of Northern snowEthics Committee Chairbirds and conservative retirees, this
man Michael Conaway LIARGO, A man faces s a coati e tis, thi
and ranking Democrat burglary and tampering setch of coastal beach towns and
sprawling subdivisions has moved
Linda Sanchez said in a charges after an X-ray ma- sprawling subdivisions has moved
joint statement Monday chine revealed a dark mass towardthe political middle.
Voters i this sbra t ees
the committee voted near his stomach while he Votersin this suburb t Petersunanimously to open an was being booked into jail. burg district backedfo er Presiinvestigation into Rep. .Pinellas County Sheriff's dent George W Bush in 2004 before Itenry "Trey;'" Radel (Ruh- officials say the mass narrowly supporting Barack Obama del') a freshman Repub- turned out to be two twice.
lican who represents the necklaces stolen. during a Now the death of longtime Rep. Fort Myers-Naples area. Dec. 10 1birglar i n 8a fety il Young has made Florida's 13th 'Radeadmitted to buy- Harbr. ,isti i the proving ground for po~dediiited'o'bx-': arbr. ~ ~ litial arguments that both Repubhiing cocaine in October in Twenty-one-year-old
Washington from what Joseph Ramos was ar- cans and'Democrats hope will resonate with moderate voters in next THEASSOCIATEDPRESSFILE
turned out to be an un- rested Dec. 11 when he THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
dercover federal agent. He Was stoppedfor c iving year's midterm elections. This photo taken Nov. 23, shows Florida Democratic'Congressional candidate;,Alex isdbeingveraede at. Hrug ve h w stoin Democrats hope to use the special Sink, (center) the state's former chief financial officer, talks with supporters and is being treaateat a drug a vehicle that wa stolen election to fill Young's seat to ham- volunteers during the opening of her congressional campaign office in Clearwater, rehabilitation center while during the burglary. Varion leave from Congress. ous items from the home mer Republicans over the govern- Fla. A spokesman in his of- were inside the vehicle. ment shutdown that far-right deice said Radel expected WhenRamos was be- mands helped trigger. Republicans importance, Democrats cleared the Young was first elected to Conan ethics investigation g booked into jail, he plan to blister Democrats over the field for Alex Sink, Florida's former gress in 1970, representing a district stepped on the SecurPass disastrous rollout of Obamas health chief financial officer and the par- whose lines were redrawn several Yearwood, McBride X-ray machine and the care law. ty's gubernatorial nominee in 2010. times. He withstood changing poa oncrs dark spot was identified as The political stakes are high, giv- Republicans, meanwhile, are em- litical currents over four decades to
cancel concerS the neldaces ing ,both parties an opportunity to broiled in a costly three-way prima- become the longest serving RepubORtANDO More He underwent surgery to test messages ahead of next year's ry that has split the GOP establish- licaft in the House. And he did it by
entertainers have can- remove the necklaces. The midterm elections and win the ment and dividedYoung's family. cultivating a reputation as a biparticeled their appearances owner later identified the right to claim momentum. Demo- Republican David Jolly, @ongtime sa conciliator who used the approceled their appearances owner la ter identified the .C, i, ,:,,-, .... .
at SeaWorld Orlando fol- items. crats want to hang onto control of aide to the congressman,, claims priations process to land hundreds
lowing the recent release the Senate and retake the ,House, Young's death-bed endorsement of illions of dollars in federal earof a documentary that critical steps for a Democratic presi- as well as the backing of his widow, marks for the district and the state.
raises questions about 14 hurt in bus, dent hoping to notch second-term Beverly. State Rep. Kathleen Peters H, announced his retirement
the effects of captivity on truck collision legislative victories. Republicans, highlights the support of ill Young shortly. before. his death, seeming
whales. in turn, seek absolute power across II, the late lawmaker's son. Mark disillusioned byWashington's partiRepresentatives for PINELLAS PARK Capitol Hill in hopes of stymieing Bircher, a retired brigadier general sanbrinkmanship.
RereenItye form thrP to-u9plTrishaYearwood and Mar- Fourteen people are being Obama's final years. inthe Marine Corps Reserve, also is "It seems there too much politina McBride confirmed treated for minor inju- In a sign of the contest's national running. .tics," he told the Tampa Bay Times.
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performing at the parks Monday morning.
February concert series, Pinellas Park police say The Associated Press said.
Bands, Brew and BBQ. the bus and the truck were Figures for the 2013
They joined Barenaked in the curb lane when the LAS VEGAS The Na- event, which ended SaturLadies, Willie Nelson and bus stopped to pick up tional Finals Rodeo is day, wereit immediately
Heart in canceling their and drop off passengers. planning to leave Las Ve- available.
appearances. Thie truck rear-ended the gas for Florida after 29 The event is a big draw
The documentary, bus. years, depriving Sin City for locals' and out-of"Blackfish," explores Authorities say 13 of the of an event that .brings towners alike, with counwhat may have caused a 35 passengers on the bus nearly $100 million in eco- try music concerts and
12,000-potunfd orca named and the driverof thetruck nomic impact annually as rodeo-watching parTilikum to kill veteran Sea- were taken to the hospi- thousands of cowboys ahnd ties held at casinos all
World trainer Dawn Bran- tal. The bus driver wasn't rodeo fans descend on the over town. Ads on taxis
cheau in 2010. Tilikum injured, city each December. welcome the NFR, while
pulled her into a pool. The Charges are pending News of the tentative THEASSOCIATED PRESS FILE hundreds of vendors
orca was also involved in against the truck driver deal drew groans from Las in this Dec. 12, photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bu- pack the Las Vegas Contwo other deaths. Vegas' powerful hotel and reau, Randall Carlisle, of Baton Rouge, La., competes in the vention Center for a
restaurant workers union Tie-Down Event on Day 8 of the National Figals Rodeo at the giant Cowboy Fanfest and 4 l sPregnant woIan killed and others who benefit Thomas & Mack Arena in LasVegas. the Cowboy Christmas
lce Sinspede ho Invasion from the 10-day event, for the 2015 event to be would require a40 percent Gif Show.
in Tallahassee TAMPA A reant which takes place in the held at the nearby Amway increase' in ticket prices," "Extremely disappointTALLAHASSEE- Tal- woman is dead and a sus city's tourism slow season. Center, home of the Or- Mack said. "That is not ed that the #WranglerNFR
lahassee officials have pect is in critical condition Tourism officials vowed lando Magic; county offi- sustainable. We have to is leaving the @CityOfLasannounced the suspen- following a home invasion to launch a competing cials vowed to have a new, balance the demands of Vegas," tweeted Sen. Dean sions of two police officers in suburban Tampa. rodeo. 24,000-seat arena ready the PRCA with the conse- Heller, R-Nevada.
and two sergeants for Police say two masked "We are disappointed for the event by the fall of quence of pricing our fans "Without question, the
their participationin the robbers entered the home that the PRCA has cho- 2016. out of the market." economy and Vegas wiorkAugust arrest of a woman early Sunday and shot sen to pursue a com- The deal also would in- The National Finals ers will feel the negative
suspected of driving under 22-year-old Salatheia pletely speculative offer dclude $16 million annually Rodeo has been an eco- impactoflosingthousands su p e te f ri i g nd r 22-year-old Salatheia ,,
the influence. "Sunshine" Smith, who versus Las Vegas' proven for the rodeo association's nomic boon for Las of Rodeo tourists," said
The suspensions were was six to eightweeks 29-year track record," prize money and admin- Vegas, drawing almost Yvanna Cancela, spokesannounced Monday pr b iend Michael Mack, spokes- istrative costs, as well as 53,000 out-of-town visi- woman for the large CuliChristina West suffered nleashed his it bull on man for Las .Vegas Events, revenue sharing. tors in 2012, according to nary Union.
a broken bone in her face the intruders. I attacked said in a statement. "Now, "Isay we've put together figures compiled by the Rodeo officials emphawhben police took herto .one intruder and the the that we know the PRCA's the best incentive package LasVegas Convention and sized the decision is not the ground while restrain- shot the dog in the leg; ie intentions, we will for the PRCA," said Osceo- Visitors Bureau. That was yet final.
gher. An internal affairs As an intruder struled put our full effort into de- la County Commission up from about 45,000 in "The PRCA Board did ing atin vne d ith th d herdr ed eloping a new Series and Chairman Fred. Hawkins 2011. not vote to leave Las Veinvestigation concluded withthe dog, he dropped Finals." Jr., who added that he's not ,More than 175,000 gas; the vote was madethe officers were compli- ahandg. The boyfriend, The Professional Ro- ruling out other contender tickets were sold in strictly on the. content of ant with "policies and Charles Patrick Duefrane. -......,
training as they relate to Jr., picked up the gun and deo Cowboys Association cities just yet. "We-have all 2012 for 10-day event at the current offer," assothe appropiate use of st pked of the sunboard voted 6-3 Sunday to the venues here to do ex- the Thomas & Mack Cen- ciation commissioner Karl e approprieu shot on of t aspects. turn down Sin City's offer actly what the NFR does in ter, and the overall eco- Stressman said in a stateThe unpaid suspensions scene. One collapsed on in favor of an agreement Vegas." nomic impact 'on', hotel met, according to 'the
were levied for failing to the sidewalk out front and with Florida's Osceola The 300,000-person rooms, restaurants and. Las Vegas Review-Journal. provide West with medical was taken to the hospital. County, south of Orlando. county, home to a rodeo other expenses was esti- .The PRCA continues to attention before she was Duefrane's mothernd Osceola County com- once considered the larg- mated at nearly $93 mil- carefully consider offers
takn to Leon County Jail 4-year-old sister were missioners voted 5-0 Sun- est east of the Mississippi, lion, authority spokes- from all potential WNFR andeorprerlyudetail- visiting. Police say the day to accept a memo-i offered about $4 million woman Dawn Christensen hosts. ing the incident in police mother shielded the girl randum of understanding more than Las Vegas. nrt that allows 90 days to close 'Adding an additional

Officer Chris Omerod's Fr wire r the deal. The plan calls $4 million to the budget
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NASA debates space station repairs or restocking

The Associated Press pairs, beginning Thurs- NASA estimates two
day. That's the same day or three spacewalks
CAPE CANAVERAL an unmanned rocket is would be needed to
Spacewalk or space supposed to hoist a space replace the pump that
delivery? That's the ques- station cargo ship from holds the bad valve. If
tion facing NASA as space WallopsIsland,,Va. deemed necessary, the
station flight controllers Spokesman Josh Byerly spacewalks would occur
try to revive a crippled said NASA expects to on Thursday, Saturday
cooling loop, decide Tuesday which and, possibly, next MonHalf of the International should take priority day. The two U.S. astroSpace Station's cdoling repairs or restocking. nauts checked their
system shut down last Orbital Sciences suits Monday, just in
Wednesday because of a' Corp.'s Cygnus cargo ship case, and even-tried
bad valve that made the already has been delayed them on.
line too cold. NASA is -' a couple days because of The pump replacement
using adf t tale to the 6&6olog'poblem in would be put off until.
try to control'tbe tempera- orbit. early next ear, Todd said,
tirejlw iib success, The space station if engineers determine
KennyTodd, a space cooling system, which that'the flawed cooling
station manager said runs ammonia through line can 'iimp'along" until
Monday. the lines, is critical for then..
"Whether or not it will dispelling heat generated Six men are aboard the
be, enough ... we can't tell by on-board equipment. orbiting outpost: two TEASSOCIATED PRESS
yet," said Todd. Nonessential equipment Americans, three Russians In this image provided by NASA the International Space'Station is shown with the backdrop
Thetwo American was turned off following and one Japanese. NASA of Earth. The image was photographed by an STS-132 crew member on space shuttle Atlantis
astronauts on board, Rick the breakdown, and some has said from the start that after the station and shuttle began their post-undocking relative separation on May 23,2010. Mastracchio and Michael 'science experiments were the station is not in danger The astronauts aboard the International Space Station dimmed the lights, turned off unnecesHopkins, may need to put on hold to keep the and the astronauts are sary equipment and put off science work Thursday Dec. 12, 2013 as NASA scrambled to figure
make spacewalking re- heat load down. comfortable. out what's wrong with one of two identical cooling loops that shut down Wednesday.



Jurybegins deliberations in ex-BP engineer al

The Associated Press "It's a crime, and Kurt ments. "Not one bad word the nation's worst offshore of 210,000- gallons daffy
Mix should be held ac- about Kurt's character. Not oil spill. Millions of gallons and a rate far greater than NEW ORLEANS A countable," Justice Depart- one bad word about Kurt's of oil spewed into the Gulf, what top kill could handle.
federAl jury on Monday ment prosecutor Leo Tsao work." killing wildlife, pollut- That text was in a string
started weighing wheth- (SOW) said in his closing Mix didn't testify at his ing marshes and staining of messages that Mix exer a former' BP engineer arguments before the jury two-week-lng trial on beaches while the compa- changed with his superbroke the law or harmless- began deliberating, two counts of obstruction ny scrambled for weeks to visor, Jonathan Sprague
ly swiped his finger across But a defense lawyer, of justice. Each count car- seal the well, before deleting it in Oca cellular phone when he Michael McGovern, told ties a maximum sentence Mix was on a team. of ex- tober 2010. -Investigators
deleted hundreds of text jurors that the charges of 20 years in prison and a perts who tried in vain to couldn't recover 17 of the
messages in the aftermath against Mix are "unfair and $250,000 fine. stop the flow of oil using a 'messages in the string.
of the company's massive baseless" and thm prod- Mix was one of four cur- technique called "top kill." Tsao said Mix had a
2010 oil spill in the Gulf of THEASSOCIATEDPRESS FILE uct of investigators' "rank rent or former BP employ- He had access to inter- "powerful motive" for de"
Mexico. In this April24, photo former incompetence." He de- ees charged with crimes nal data about how much leting that string of mesJurors met for about an BP engineer Kurt Mix leaves scribed Mix as a brilliant related to the spill. His tase crude was flowing from sages: It confirmed his hour-and-a-half before the federal courthouse after a engineer who worked tire- was the first to be tried, the blown-out well. own personal belief that asking to go home for the hearing in Houston. lesslyto seal the blown-out TheApril 20, 2010, blow- On May 26, 2010, the day top kill was failing because, night. They were sched- well and "doesn't have a out of BP PLC's Macondo. that top kill began, Mix the flow rate was too high.
ruled to resume delibera- evidence when he deleted corrupt bone in his body." well off the coast of Loui- estimated in a text to a The flow rate during top tions Tuesday morning, two strings of text messag- "You did not hear one siana triggered an explo- supervisor that more than kill was an "absolutely cmProsecutors argued that es one with a supervi- bad word about Kurt Mix. sion that killed 11 workers 630,000 gallons of oil per cial" issue for the federal Kurt Mix, 52, of Katy, Tex- sor and another with a BP Not a single'one" he said on the Deepwater Horizon daywere spilling three investigation of the spill, as, was trying to destroy contractor. during his closing argu- drilling rig and spawned times BP's public estimate Tsao added;

Florida police say m lied about abandoned baby



The Associated Press deliveryman, who then want the newborn girl and would have had to pass a baby is medically cleared, lence. He was booked DEBARY-- A man called 911. that he was trying to find sheriff's office substation, she will be turned over to into the Volusia County
who said he found an Garlick a safe place for the baby, yet he didn't stop there to the Florida Department of Jail and faces bail of up-to'
abandoned newborn girl identified authordtiessaid. alert authorities to the so- Children and Families.' $5,000.
wrapped in newspapers himself to Garlick also told in- called abandoned baby. Under Florida law, a Volusia County Sheriff's
outside a central Florida authori- vestigators that-the girl "That would have been newborn can be left at Office spokesman Gary
convenience store was ties using was born early Monday a safe location he could a public place, such as' Davidson said investigaarrested Monday and his dead morning in an apartment have gone to," Davidson a fire station or police tors were determining
charged with lying to brother's complex in Orange City. said. station without any legal whether the newborn's
investigators. Garlick name, but Volusia County Sheriff's The baby was taken to repercussions, mother would face
Ralph Garlick Jr., 53, under fur- Office spokesman Gary Arnold Palmer Hospital Garlick is charged charges. She was taken to
originally told investiga- ther questioning, he ad- Davidson said the false for Children in Orlando, -with two misdemean- Central Florida Regional tors that he had found the mitted the baby belonged name was the first indica- where doctors said she ors knowingly giving Hospital in Sanford, Fla., baby'after hearing her cry, to his girlfriend, although tion that the story may not appeared to be in good false information to law where she was being Volusia County Sheriffs he isnt the father, officials be accurate. But investi- condition, according enforcement during an questioned by investiga-' deputies said. He flagged said. Garlick said his 34- gators also found it odd to the Volusia County investigation and resisting tors. Authorities haven't dowh a newspaper year-old girlfriend didn't that, based on his story, he Sheriff's Office. Once the an officer without vio- released her name.













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The Associated Press
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON AfScott Hoormann holds two Mega Millions lottery tickets he ter more than 40 years of purchased at Energy Express %n Monday in St. Louis. study, the U.S. governM e aM llioment says it has found no evidence that common
anti-bacterial soaps prevent the spread of germs,
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to $586LL .Lon Scientists at the Food
and Drug AdministraThe Associated Press Moines never plays, but tion announced Monday the ballooning jackpot was that they are revisiting
DES MOINES, Iowa too good to pass up. the safety of triclosan and
-The Mega Millions jack- "I think it's ridiculous but other sanitizing agents THEASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
pot inched 'toward a U.S. you have to dream big," he found in soap in countess Dawn Ultra antibacterial soap is shown in a kitchen in Chicago on April 30. lottery record Monday as said. "The odds of winning kitchens and bathrooms. pt
it soared to $586 million are so low, there's no real Recent studies suggest lion industry that includes are protecting themselves mates it will cost comamid a frenzy of ticket pur- reason to play. But it's fun triclosan and similar sub-. thousands of anti-bacte-. from illness, protecting panics $112.2 million to chases, raising the possi- to do so once in a while." stances can interfere with rial products, including their families,." said San- $368.8 million to comply ability that the prize could .The large Mega Millions hormone levels in lab ani- kitchen knives, toys, paci- dra Kweder, deputy direc- with the new regulations, pass the once-unthinkable prize is the product of a mals and spur the growth fiers and toothpaste. Over tor in the FDA.s drug cen- including reformulating $1 billion mark by Christ- major game revamp in of drug-resistant bacteria, the last 20 years, compa- ter. "But we don't have any some products and remas Eve should nobody October that dramatically The government's pre: nies have added triclo- evidence that that is really moving marketing claims win before then. lowered the odds of win- liminary ftiling lends new san and other cleaners to the case over simple soap- from others.
Paula Otto, executive di- ning the jackpot. If a win- support to outside re- 'thousands of household and water." The agency will accept
rector of the Virginia Lot- ner isn't selected Tuesday searchers who have long products, touting their. A spokesman for the data from companies and tery and lead director for night and it rolls over past argued that the chemicals germ-killing benefits. cleaning product industry researchers for one year Mega Millions, said ticket the next drawing sched- are, at best, ineffective and Under a proposed rule said the FDA already has before beginning to finalsales are ahead of projec- uled Friday night, Otto pre- at worst, a threat to public released Monday, the '"a wealth of data" showing ize the rule. tions for Tuesday's draw- dicts the jackpot will reach health. agency will require man- the benefits of anti-bacte- The proposal comes
ing, increasing the likeli- $1 billion an unheard of "The FDA is finally mak- ufacturers to prove that. rial products. more than four decades hood it could shatter the amount for Mega Millions ing a judgment call here anti-bacterial soaps are Monday's action affects after the FDA began evalcurrent record of $656 milu or Powerball, the nation's and asking industry to safe, and more effective virtually all soap products 'uating triclosan, triclolion, set in a March 2012 two main lottery games. show us that these prod- than plain soap and wa- labeled anti-bacterial, in- carban and similar ingreMega Millions drawing. "We had predicted last ucts are better than soap ter. Products that are not cluding popular brands dients. The government That was enough for week that if we are still on and water, and the data shown to be safe and ef- from CVS, Bath and Body only agreed to publish its Drew Gentsch to buy one the same roll on Christmas don't substantiate that," fective by late 2016 would Works, Ajax and many findings after a three-year ticket Monday morning. Eve, we'll definitely be over said Stuart Levy of the have to be reformulated, other companies. legal battle with the NatuThe attorney from Des a billion," she said. Tufts Unilersity School of relabeled or removed from The rule does not ap- ral' Resources Defense
Medicine. the market. ply to hand sanitizers, Council, an environmenWhile the rule only ap- "I suspect there are a lot most of which use alcohol tal group that accused the Big S fire de toys 15 plies to personal hygiene of consumers who assume rather than anti-bacterial FDA of delaying' action
15sproducts, it has implica- that by using an anti-bac- chemicals. on potentially dangerous
tions for a broader $1 bil- terial soap product, they An FDA analysis esti- chemicals.
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The Associated Press pepewohv endis- Q--1'-'0e
placed by the fire, Masene woie disappointing news about vitamins
BIG SUR, Calif. A said. dpn
wildfire burning Monday Big Sur is a popular tour- BY LAURAN NEERGAARD draft proposal last month, Multivitamins typically
in, the Big Sur area of Call- ist destination along the The Associated Press the government advisory contain no more than
fornia destroyed at least 15 Central California coast ., group said for standard 100 percent of the daffy
homes and forced about with high-end resorts and WASHINGTON multivitamins and certain recommended amount of
100 people to evacuate as beautiful views of the Pa- There's more disappoint- other nutrients, there's not various nutrients. They're
it chewed through dry veg- cific Ocean. ing news about multivita- enough evidence to tell. (It marketed as sort of a safeetation on its way toward Residences were scat- mins: Two major studies did caution that two single ty net for nutrition gaps;
the ocean. No injuries were tered in the path of the fire found popping the pills supplements, beta-caro- the industry's Council for
reported. that was being battled by didn't protect aging men's tene and vitamin E, didn't Responsible Nutrition
The fire burned about 300 firefighters. Officials brains or help heart attack | work). A final, decision is says they're taken largely
500 acres in the Pfeiffer also brought in air tank- survivors. expected next year. for general wellness.
Ridge area of Los Padres ers and helicopters.The Millions of Americans "For better or for worse, Q: What are the latest
National Forest near state cause of the fire was under spend billions of dollars supplementation's not go- findings?
Highway 1, Los Padres"Na- investigation, on vitamin combinations, ing to go away," said Dr. A With Alzheimer's on
tional Forest spokesman A wildfire so late in the presumably to boost their Howard Sesso of Brigham the rise as the population
Andrew Madsen said. year is unusual but not health and fill gaps in their and Women's Hospital in ages, Harvard researchMadsen said the fire surprising given that Cali- diets. But while people THEASSOCIATEDPR Boston. ers wondered if long-term
destroyed the home of fornia is in the midst of who don't eat enough of Still, theres no sub- multivitamin use might
Big Sur FireChief Martha the driest calendar year on certain nutrients may be said journal deputy edi- stitute for preaching. a help keep older brains agKarstens., Officials were record., urged to get them in pill '.tor Dr. Cynthia Mulrow. healthy diet and good be- ile. Thay examined a subhopeful that they could A lightning-sparked form, the government Even junk foods oft6n are haviors" such as exercise, set. of nearly, 6,000 male
contain the blaze within wildfire in 2008 forced the doesn't recommend rou- fortified with vitamins, Sesso cautioned. doctors, age 65 or older, the next couple of days. evacuation of Big Sur and tine vitamin supplemen- while the main nutrition As scientists debate, who were part of a larger The Red Cross has set blackened 250 .square miles teflon as a way to prevent .problem in the U.S. is too here are some questions- study The men Were givup an overnight shelter for before it was contained, chronic diseases. much fat and calories, she and answers to consider en either multivitamins The studies released added. in the vitamin aisle: or dummy pills, without
Monday are the latest to But other researchers Q: Why the new focus on knowing which they were
test if multivitamins might say the jury's still out, es- multivitamins? .: taking. omnc witrgo that extra step and con- pecially for the country's A: Multivitanmins have' After a cecadeof pill use,
cluded they don't. most commonly used di- grown more popular in the vitamin-takers fared D ail y d i sG 69 to advise against routine tivitamins that are taken showed that taking high +other cognitive tests, Sessupplementation" said by about a third of U.S. doses of single supple-, s'o's" team reported MonD ai ey ies ata sharply' worded edito- adults, and even more by ments could be risky, such day in the journal Annals
rial that accompanied, people over the atge of 50. as beta-carotene, oflInternal Medicine.
The Associated Press the twvo series. Monday's findings in the Indeed, the U.S. Preven- .
A perennial fixture on journal Annals of Internal tive Services Task Force is BRANSON, Mo. Ro- best-seller lists, Dailey saw Medicine, deliberating whether vi-,
mance writer Janet Dailey, her books translated into After all, most people tamin supplements make whose books have sold 19 languages. Her latest, who buy multivitamins any difference in the aver-. more than 325 million "Merry Christmas, Cow- and other supplements age person's risk of heart copies worldwide, has died boy," ranked 13th on Pub- are .generally healthy, disease: or cancer. 'In a at her southwest Missouri lishers We ekly's adult mass, home. She was 69. market best-seller list in
Snapp-Bearden Funeral ear ly October.
Home in Branson said Dai- Dailey's career hit a rough
ley died Saturday in the spot in 1997 when she was
music resort town. A corD- sued for copyright infrin~ge- emnn
ner had not released the ment by another best-sellcause of death as of Mont- ing author, Nora Roberts.
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PHOTOS BYJ.D RILES Meretta BaxteX Faulk, age
A quilter gives a demonstration at Saturday's annual Living History presentation at 74, of Maitland, Florida,
Renaissance Park in Jackson County. passed away on Saturday,
S December 14, 2013 in the
i );! J4~Arden Courts of Winter
-' ,,, Springs Facility.
-.She was born on April 10,
,,-A 1929 in Malone, Florida
'where she was raised until
AV she was married then movABOVE: A slaughtered pig is prepped and on display ing to Orlando, Mrs. Faulk was of the Baptist Faith
LEFT: Bottles of pure cane syrup sit on a table at the Living and was a retired investHistory presentation at Rennaissance Park ment banker with Wells
Fargo. Her family- and her
H educatedhim,fhe said, arid job were her greatest achI-Ti ct,'ivi provided entertaining ievements. ,
S- ...ad.nfrmtvest..s.Meretta was Ireceded by
and informative stories as her husband of 50 years EvFrom Page lA they shared their erett Lee Faulk, her parents
E knowledge. Homer Lee Baxter and JuaCANE 5 ,f s P 58, he wasnt sure what That, he said, was a sat-* nita Cloud Baxter, her
some of the items in the isfying circumstance since brother Damon Baxter. 1-rs*" T I Cs barn were used for as one of Sylvester's main She is survived by her
C the impromptu .tours goals in holding the event two daughters Leesa Kay
began. But by the time is to preserve and honor Rhoden of Lake Mary, Florthe day was done, he the survivalist traditions ida, andCarol Bramblett of had learned. Older that kept Jackson County Maitland, Florida, sisters and brothers; Paf Gurley of
members of the crowd families strong. anderson, SC, RsilindeWflliams of Houston, Lamond

dile, "ArlhFlorida, Alyndia Becker of
Judge NSA program is likely unconstitutional Edgecumbe of Pensacola,
Fort Walton-'Beach, Florida,
and Anita Norris of
The Associated Press Bainbridge, Georgia, grand
the two men "have a substantial when exposed to the light come so thoroughly, unlike those children; John Everett WASHINGTON In a ruling likelihood of showing" that their of day, found to violate considered by the Supreme Court Rhoden of Orlando, Crystal with potentially far-reaching privacy interests outweigh the Americans' rights. It is the first of 34 years ago that a precedent like Hoberg of Lake Mary, Flormany" Sithsimpy des ot aply Th ida and Baxter Bramblett of
consequences, a federal judge government's interest in collect- many." Smith simply does not apply? The Maitland, and great granddeclared Monday that the Na- ing the data "and therefore the Klayman said in a telephone answer, unfortunately for the gov- children Caitlin Denman tional Security Agency's bulk NSA's bulk collection program is interview that it was a big day for emment, is now." Services for Mrs. Faulk
collection of millions of Ameri- indeed an unreasonable search the country. He wrote that the court in 1979 will be held at 12:00 P.M.,
cans' telephone records likely under the Constitution's Fourth "Obviously it's a great ruling and couldn't have .. imagined how Wednesday, December 18, violates the U.S. Constitution's Amendment." a correct ruling, and the first time people interact with their phones 2013 in the Marianna
ban on unreasonable search. "I have little doubt that the au- that in a long time that a court has nowadays,.citing the explosion of Chapel Funeral Home with
The ruling, filled with blistering thor of our Constitution, James stepped in to prevent the tyrahny cellphones. In addition, he said, interment to follow in Rivcriticism of the Obama admin- Madison, who cautioned us to of the other two branches of gov- the Smith case involved a search erside Cemetery. A time of istration's arguments, is the first beware 'the abridgment of free- emment," he said. of just a few days, while "there remembrance will be held
of its kind on the controversial dom of the people by gradual and The Obama administration has is the very real prospect that the on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 in the Manianna
program. silent encroachments by those defended the program as a cru- (NSA) program will go on for as ChapelFuneral Home from
Even if NSA'Ks "metadata" collec- in power,' would be aghast," he cial tool against terrorism, long as America is combatting 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M; tion of records should pass con- declared. But in his 68-page, heavily foot- terrorism, which realistically Expressions of sympathy
stitutional muster, -the judge said, In addition to civil liberties noted opinion, Leon concluded could be forever!" may be submitted online at
there is little evidence it has ever critics, big communications that the government didn't cite a Leon added: "The almost-Or- www.mariannachapelfli.com. prevented a terrorist attack. The companies are unhappy with single instance in which the pro- wellian technology that enables Marianna Chapel Funeral collection program was disclosed the NSA program, concerned gram "actually stopped an immi- the government to store and ana- Home is charge of local arby former NSA systems analyst about a loss of business from nent terrorist attack." lyze the phone metadata of ev- rangemefits.
Edward Snowden, .provoking a major clients who are worried "I have serious doubts about ery telephone user in the United James and Sikes
heated'national and internation- about government snooping. the efficacy of the metadata col- States is unlike anything that Funeral Home
al debate. President Barack Obama will lection program as a means of could have been conceived of in MaddoxChapel
U.S. District Court Judge Rich- meet Tuesday with executives conducting time-sensitive inves- 1979." 4278 Lafayette Street
ard Leon granted a preliminary from leading technology compa- tigations in cases involving im- The judge 'also mocked the Marianna, Fl32446 injunction against the collecting nies. The meeting was previously minent threats of terrorism," he government's contention that it 850.482.2332 of the phone records of two men scheduled, but the NSA program added. would be-burdensome to comply www.alhmes.coandsmkes
who had challenged the program is sure to be on the agenda, and He said he was staying his runil- with any court order that requires funeralhomes.com and said any such records for the now the court ruling will be in the ing pending appeal "in light of the NSA to remove the plaintiffs Cy thi men should be Uiestroyed. But mix. the significant national security from its database, a
he put enforcement of that deci- After the ruling, Andrew C. interests at stake in this case and "Of course, the public has no Robinson sion on hold pending a near-cer- Ames, a spokesman for the Jus- the novelty of the constitutional interest in saving the govern- Fitch tain government appeal, which tice Department's National Se- issues." ment from the burdens of commay well end up at the Supreme curity Division, said in a state- The government has argued plying with the Constitution!" he Fueral i willle 2 Court. ment, "We've seen the opinion that under a 1979 Supreme wrote. As for the government's un services
The injunction applies only to and are studying it. We believe Court ruling, Smith v. Maryland, complaint that other successful pm Tuesday, December 17 the two individual plaintiffs, but the program is constitutional as no one has an expectation of pri- requests "could ultimately have a Church. Interment will folthe ruling is likely to open the previous judges have found. We vacy in the telephone data that degrading effect on the utility of low in Dykes Cemetery door to much broader challeng- have no further comment at this phone companies keep as busi- the program," he said, "Iwillleave Expressions of sympathy es to 'the records Collection and time." ness records. In that ruling, the it to other judges to decide how may be made online at ww
storage. Snowden, in a statement provid- high court rejected the claim that to handle any future litigation in w.jamesandsikesfuneralho
The plaintiffs are Larry Klay- ed to reporter Glenn Greenwald police need a warrant to obtain their courts." mes.com.
man, a conservative lawyer, And and obtained by The Associated such records. Sen. Mark Udall, a Colorado
Charles Strange, who is the father Press, said, "I actegl on my belief But Leon said that was a "far Democrat and member of the of a cryptologist technician who that the NSA's mass surveillance cry" from the issue in this case. Intelligence Committee, said was killed in Afghanistan when programs would not withstand a The question, he said, is, "When Leon's ruling "underscores his helicopter was shot down in 'constitutional challenge and that do present-day circumstances what I have argued for years: The Artistic Designs Unlimited Inc. 2011. The son worked for the NSA the American public deserved the evolutions in'the govern- bulk collection of Americans' Your Local Florist tnd Gifts and support personnel for Navy a chance to see these 'issues ment's surveillance capabilities, phone records conflicts with* 850-372-4456
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UN makes Freedoms for Saudi university girls end at gates
The Associated Press

recorkdffiiding RIADH, Saudi Arabia
Within 'their femaleonly campuses, women at
Saudi Arabia's universities
let loose. Trendy sneakers,
colorful tops, a myriad of
The Associated Press corresponded to Associ- hairstyles. Some experiated Press reporting on the meant with bleach blonde N5
BEIRUT The exodus strikes. or even dip-dyed blue hair.
of millions of people from The conflict in Syria, now The more adventurous Syria in one of the largest in its third year, has defied ones have cropped their refugee flights in decades all attempts at peace. hair into short buzzes. .
is pushing neighbor- In addition to the stag- In their. bags, the text- ....
ing countries to a break- gering death toll, millions books vary, but one item is ing point, and thousands of people have been dis- mandatory: a floor-length of lives are threatened placed from their homes, black abaya robe that each SO P4S
with the onset of a bitter most now scattered in ref- must cover, herself with HEASSOCIATED PRESS
winter. ugee camps and informal when she steps through This Thursday, Dec. 12, photo shows a general view of Princess Nora University in Riyadh,
The'crisis prompted a re- settlements across Leba- the university gates back Saudi Arabia. Within their female-only campus grounds, women at Saudi Arabia's universities hea let loose, with trendy sneakers, colorful tops, a myriad of hairstyles. But in every student's
cod'appeal by the United non, Jordan and Turkey. A to the outside world of the bag is the black abaya robe they must cover themselves with when they step out of the uniNations on Monday for biting cold spell marking kingdom. versitygates.
$6.5 billion to help dis- the beginning of winter Saudi Arabia has spent
placed Syrians and their has added another layer billions of dollars to im- and face with a black dergraduates, or around decade has been signifihost countries, with hun- of misery to their grim prove women's education, veil. They are ruled by 474,000, students, women cant. Previously, women's dreds of thousands more existence. part of a broader drive to the whim of male rela- hold, only a third of the collegeswere overseen byrefugees expected as the The situation in Syria has empower young Saudis tives whose permission is jobs in the public sector, the, Department -of Relicivil war rages. "deteriorated beyond all for the marketplace. That required for a woman to and in the private sector gious Guidance, putting
With less than a month imagination," Ban said. has meant improved cam- work, get an education or. the percentage of working female students under the
to go before internation- In Geneva, the U.N. ap- puses, better facilities and travel under "guardian- women is in the low single direct power of clerics. In ally brokered peace talks pealed to donors for $6.5 research programs and ship laws." digits. 2002, they were put undqr
by Syria's warring sideS are billion to help support the a slight expansion in the With those restrictions The education push fu- the Education :Ministry, to begin; the U.N. chief 'nearly 9 million uprooted curriculum for Women. in place, women's rights els young Saudi women's whichioversees male eduw demandeol a cease-fire for Syrians, the largest-ever For years, Saudi King advocates say, the king's ambitions, but they still cation. .F4ii years later,. the discussions to have any appeal for a single crisis. Abdullah;has been mak- drive to modernize the, struggle to navigate the the first full womens unichance in succeeding. Antonio Guterres, the ing startling, if incremen- ofl-rich nation will always limited possibilities. versity was created, the
"we must have cessation U.N. High Commissioner tal, moves to ease testric- hit a Wall. "I want to be indepen- Princess Nora-University
of hostilities before we be- for Refugees, said the Syr- tions on women in the -"No matter what hap- dent and work before I in Riyadh.gin political dialogue on ian civil war has helped kingdom, where the word pens, women are still get married", said Shaden In 2009, the country's Syria in Geneva," Secretary push the number of people of strict ultraconservative bound by male guardian- el-Hamdan, a 22-year-old first gender-mixed urnGeneral Ban Ki-moon told worldwide who fled con- Wahhabi clerics is virtu- ship laws and strict cul- studyinganEnglishdegree versiy, the King Abdulreporters in NewYork. flict in their homelands to, ally law. "tural normsi" said Aziza at Riyadh's Imam Moham- lah University of Science
But if anything, the vio- more than 2 million this But a look inside the Ybusef, a professor at the med bin Saud Islamic Uni-. and Technology, was lence in Syria, which activ- year alone the highest women's universities that women's college of King versity. She's lucky in that opened. It was a show of ists sayhas already claimed since 1994, when people' have sprung up over the Saud University. "If you her family is not pressing defiance by the king more than 120,000 lives, fled genocide in Rwanda past decade illustrates are lucky and your male her to get married her against the country appears to be spiraling., and bloodshed in the for- how change only goes so guardian is good, you father tells to wait another ultraconservatives, on Opposition groups said at merYugoslavia. far. will move ahead in life six years before thinking whose support his power
least 76 people were killed He described the nearly Within the campus fine. If you are in a family about it. is partly based. When one
in a series of airstrikes three-year conflict in Syria grounds a world of where the male guardian But she said she knows prominent government targeting the northern as a "mega-crisis" with re- strictly female students, is strict, your life will be getting a job is difficult, cleric criticized the unicity of Aleppo on Sunday. gional dimensions, one teachers and staff paralyzed." She doesn't want to be versity, the king fired him.
They said government that is "probably the most women have some greater Women dlso face limited a teacher, the job of an Still, it remains the' only aircraft took to the skies dangerous for global peace freedoms. But outside, job opportunities once estimated 78 percent of university where men and again Monday, hitting op- and security since World women remain bound they leave the university, the women who work. women attend lectures
position-held areas in the War II." by : a web of customs Women's participation So she talks about trying together.
country's north and south. Experts say what makes aid, religious strictures, in the workplace is mini- to find a position at one Princess Nora UniverAmateur Videos posted the Syrian conflict par- Women are kept seg- mal, in part due to segre- of the multinational cor- sity represents the kingonline showed the af- ticularly challenging is the regated from men, are gation requirements and porations operating in dom's focus on beefing up termath of Sunday's air- consistent, steady flow of barred from simple rights traditions that encour- the kingdom. If she can't, separate women's schoolstrikes: leveled buildings, refugees, overwhelming like driving and required age women to focus on she'll stay in school for a ig and it provides the rubble-strewn streets and aid efforts and making it to adhere to strict dress marriage and children. Master's. most visible contrast bethe smoldering wreckage impossible to predict long- codes that 6ften require Although girls make up The overhaul of women's tween campus and street of vehicles. The images term needs. them to cover their hair almost 58 percent of un- education over the, past life.




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Bullpups win again, host Bainbridge
BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com and score by Honeysuckle
"I thought we playedpretty we and we worked hard quickly cut the lead to 37-33. The Marianna Middle on both ends, which was proud of It was a really good But a pair of free throws by School Bullpups made it two gae (Honeysu e)pyedver we." Marke Sims sealed thewifor
wins in a rowover the Hon-game. (H ucqde)played very welV' MaJ.Smsaedtewno
wins in a row over the Hon- the Bullpups, who will go for a
eysuckle (Ala.) Hornets on Tyler Wilson perfect season today at 4 p.m.
Thursday night in Dothal, Bulipups coach when they play host to Baintaking a 39-33 victory in a bridge (Ga.).Middle School.
rematch of a 44-28 MMS win and Maleak Wimes five. guys come in and help us get Wilson said he wasn't familearlier in the week., "I thought we played pretty the win. We had a lot of guys iar with Bainbridge's team,
With the win, the Bullpups well and worked hard on both contribute in the game." but based on history he's eximproved to 16-0 on the sea- ends, which I was proud of," It was a 15-7 Mariannalead pecting a difficulfgame. son and one victory away Bullpups coach Tyler Wilson at halftime and the Bullpups "We're going into it thinkfrom completing a perfect said. "It was a really good increased the margin to 10 at ing that they're just as good as season. game. (Honeysuckle) played 26-16 going into the fourth us or better," he said. "They
Werlean Pollock and Deon- very well. They're athletic and quarter. called looking for another
LORIENABLE tre Rhynes each scored eight played pretty good defense MMS had the game inhand game, so I took it as a chalMariannea Middle School's Marke Sims (3) drives points to lead a balanced and were able to slowus down late leading 37-28 with 10 lenge to the kids. Hopefully by a Honeysuckle defender during a game Thurs- Marianna attack, while Jabari a little bit. seconds to play, but a three- it will be a good challenge for
daylight in Dothan. Kirkland added seven points, "But we had alot of different pointer followed by a steal them." .


Girls Sports Briefa
BaskcetbaU COLLEGE BSEBII
B setbal High School Boys
Graceville Basketball
GTuesday- Blountstown at Graceville, 6 p.im. and 7:30
ls t0 p.m.; Sneads atWewahitchka, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Thursday- Malone vs,
HtO S OnUPort St. Joe at Marianna H ouston High School, 6-p.m.; Fort
Walton Beach at Marianna, 8 p.m.
Friday- Sneads vs.
Thomas County at MariBY DUSTIN KENT anna High School, 4 p.m.;
dkent@jcfloridan.com Cottondale vs. Port St. Joe
The Graceville Lady Ti- at Marianna High School,
gers went on the road 6 p.m.; Malone vs. Fort
gud Walton Beach at Marianna
Thursday night and cameHigh SchoOl, 8 p.m. away with their fourth loss HighSaturday- Crestvie vs.m.
in the last five games, fall- Saturday- Crestview vs.High
ing to Houston. Academy Arnold at Marianna High
ig to Houston Academy School, 4 p.m.; Sneads
(Ala.) 56-41.
Graceville led by two in vs. Bay Highlat Marianna
the first quarter, but Hous- High School, 6 p.m.; CottonAcademy stormed back tondale vs. Rutherford at
ton Academy stormed back Marianne HighSchool, 8
in the second quarter with Marianna HighSchool, 8
a 20-4 run to take a 30-16 p.m.
halftime edge.
Houston Academy kept High School GilS
the Lady Tigers at bay in Basketball
the second half, dropping Tuesday- Holmes County
GHS to 3-7 on the year. at Malone, 5p.C and
Lady Tigers coach Jon at Malone, 5 p.m. and
Habali said it was a dis- 6:30 p.m.; Blountstown at
Appointing performance Graceville,.4:30 p.m.; Arappointing performance nold at Marianna, 6 p.m.;
from his team. Sneads at Wewahitchka,
"We played soft and were 5:30 .m.
too careless with the ball 53 a
and we* gave up too many Thursday- Sneads at
and we gave up too many Mariann, 4 p.m.; Malone
second and third shots," he Marianna, 4p.m.; Malone
at Chipley, 5 p.m. and 6:30
See GRACEVILLE, Page 4B p.m.
Friday- Marianna at
Rutherford, 6 p.m.
Soccer Saturday- Malone vs.
Sneads at Marianna High
*aSchool, 2 p.m.
Mana nna.
Chipola Men's
Basketball squads DANIEtWILLIAMS The Indians are off
Chipola's Carlos Morris (11) goes in'for a layup during a game this season. until Dec. 29-30 when
wnagain M theyheadtoPanamaCity
w n .for the Gulf Coast ClasBYl I MAE A -sic with games against
Floridan Correspondent lCtalGeoatchand

The Marianna soccer ChipolaWomen's
thewins, as they picked up Chipola go into break with wins over Eastern, St. Pete Basketball
two Thursday night on the BY DUSTIN KENT The Lady Indians are
road at Bozeman. dkent@jefloridan.com Community College -- when the scoring 12 points, Toritn Graham back in action this weekThe girls won3-2 for their Titans eliminated Chipola 82-72 nine, and Dont'e Reynolds seven, end when they head to
second win against Boze- The No. 5 Ciipola Indians took in the semifinals. Chipola had another close call Lake Worth to play Wake
man this year after shut- two more wins over the week- In Saturday's game, the Titans in Sunday'sfinale;goingup48-39 Tech onThursday, Patrick ting them out 3-0 in the end at the Florida Shootout in again appeared to have the upper at halftime before having to hold Henry on Friday, and Palm first game, while the boys Gainesville, knocking off Eastern hand early when, they jumped off a late charge by St. Petersburg Beach State on Saturday. took a 6-0 win. Florida State and St. Petersburg out to a 48-41 halftime lead be- to get the win.
Valerie Sims continued to to go into the Christmas break on fore the Indians stormed back in McKay had 17 points and seven Marlanna Christmas dominate in the box with a high note. the second half for 58 points to rebounds to lead the Indians,
two saves to one goal in Chipola opened up. Saturday take control. while Bowers had 12 points, Mor- Shootout
the first half and six saves with a 99-93 win over Eastern Sam Cassell, Jr. lead Chipola ris and Floyd 11, and Graham and Marianna High School to one goal in the second Florida State before coming back with 25 points on 8-of-13 shoot- Cassell, Jr. 10. will play host to a Christhalf. Sunday and knocking off St. Pe- ing, including 6-of-9 from the With the wins, the Indians im- mas tournament Dec.
Mariana had four cor- tersburg 79-76. three-point line, with Cinmeon proved to 12-1 on the year and 19-21 featuring Sneads,
ner kicks in the first half of .The Eastern Florida State Bowers adding 17 points and will be off until Dec. 29-30 when Cottondale, Malone, play and three in the sec- matchup was a rematch of last nine rebounds. they compete in the Gulf Coast Crestview, Rutherford,
ond, scoring on the first season's state tournament game Carlos Morris scored 14 points Classic in Panama City with Port St. Joe, Arnold, Bay one of the second half, with between the Indians and the Ti- for the Indians, with Demetrious games against Central Georgia High, Fort Walton Beach, tans then known as Brevard Floyd and Jamaar McKay each Tech and USC-Salkehatchie. and Thomas County.
See MARIANNA, Page 4B Game times will be 4
p.m., 6 p.m., and 8 p.m.
4 l/..' Middle School Sports each night.
FCA Mark Skinner
m MMS football players Beet
The Marianna High
honored at banquet Sooo
BY SHEIA MADER having a 50/50 ticket sales
Floridan Correspondent served to players, coach- donation benefit for longes, parents, administra- time Floridan newspaper
The Marianna Middle tors, and guests, MMS photographer Mark Skin- School football team coach Brad Cross thanked nei, who has been struck brought their season to a everyone in attendance with a serious illness, close Thursday evening for their support through- during the first night of with a banquet in their out the successful sea- the Marianna Christmas SUBMITEDPHOTO honor at the First Baptist son, noting that the 6-2 Shootout on Thursday. Marianna Middle School coaches and players held their annual awards banquet Thursday night Church Life Center. at First Baptist Church Life Center. Following the meal See MMS, Page 4B See BRIEFS, Page 4BL
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College Football Football



Longhorns'Brown: I wasn't V'kingsremain

unbeaten with win

meeting m own standard Y SHELIA MADER the first quarter to take
Floridan Correspondent t f
a 6-0 lead that held until
The Associated Press the finale. Football action con- halftirne.
Brown met with Powers tinued at Optimist Park In the third quarter, AUSTIN, Texas For a and athletic director Steve Thursday evening af- Pender Johnson made it
decade, Mack Brown and Patterson on Friday to dis- ter Wednesday's rain 12-0 on a 38-yard run.
the Texas Longhorns won cuss his future. Brown said cleared out,, but it was In the fourth, Johnson
more games than almost both told him he could stay, replaced by rear freezing intercepted a pass and
any other program in the but after sleeping on it Fri- temperatures. went 96 yards for a pick six
country. day night, and talking it over However, the tempera- to make it a,20-0 game.
It was the inability to with his wife, he decided it ture did not seem to have In the last part of the fimeet those lofty expec- was the right time to resign. an effect on the Vikings, as. nal period, Sam Wiggins
nations over. the last four "I felt like I could stay," theywalkedawaywith a20- got the Saints onthe board
years that pushed Brown, Brown said. "I really felt 8 victory over the Saints to on a three-yard run, with
to resign after 16 years, like it wasn't best for the remain undefeated on the Caleb Torbett catching a
ending an era that includ- university to stay." season., pass from brother Riley
ed the national champi- Powers said he was not The Vikings struck first Torbett for the two-point
onship following the 2005 pressured by. the school's with a 2-yard quarterback conversion to narrow the
season. board of regents to help sneak by Jaxson Beach in deficit 20-8..
"The standard is really push Brown out of the job.
high here," Brown said "I was not given any diSunday ai'a campus news rection at all from any re: College, Fbotball
conference to explain his THEASSOCIATED PRESS gent,"'Powers said. "This is
decision. "We set a stan- Texas coach Mack Brown has stepped down as coach, and the the transition of one of the dard at this place. You'd Alamo Bowl against Oregon on Dec. 30 will be his last game great football coaches in
better win all of them. I un- with the Longhorns, the school announced on Saturday. the country."
derstand that. ... The stan- Brown said he hoped
dard is really high here and wasn't good enough. It was lates would pay him up to he would be remembered
Im proud of being part of time to find a new coach to $500,000. Details of any for "bringing joy to Texas" l
setting that standard." guide the Longhorns back further compensation for and doing it with integrity.
From 2000-09, Brown's among the national elite Brown were not immedi- Asked if he had any regrets,
teams averaged more than and heal a fractured fan ately available. Brown said the only ones
10 wins a season, captured base that. had grown im- TeXas had expected a re- were the death of player two Big 12 titles, won a na- patient. His final ganie will turn to championship form Cole Pittman in 2001 and
tional title and played for be the Dec. 30 Alamo Bowl this season, but a 1-2 start- the 1999 accident with the I THEASSOCIATED PRESS
another. But the program against Oregon. ignited months of specula- Texas A&M bonfire that saiah Pead, left, and Tavon Austin of the St Louis Rams talk
dipped sharply to 5-7 in Brown was under con- tion that Brown would re- killed 12. prior to a game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale,
2010, Brown's only losing tract until 2020 with a sal-. tire or be forced out. Texas The search to replace Ariz., which will host the 2016 college national title game.
season, and the Longhorns ary at more than $5 million rallied with six -straight Brown begins almostim- (3le i ale,
have lost at least four peryear.Hewillstayonasa wins, then dropped two mediately, but Powersand
games for four consecutive special consultant to Presi- of its.last three games. A Patterson gave few hints as u
years. dent Bill Powers, a role that. chance to win the Big 12 to who may be on a list of
Brown said he knew that his current contract stipu- title was lost to Baylor in potential candidates.
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playoff title games

The Associated Press San Antonio, Texas; and
South Florida.
Arizona will host the The Fiesta Bowl was
College Football Playoff racked by-scandal in 2011
-championship in 2016 when it was revealed by
and Tampa, Fla., will be The Arizona Republic that
the site of the 2017 title bowl employees were begame. ing reimbursed for politiThe conference com- cal contributions. Later, a
missioners who oversee 276-page report of an inthe playoffs announced vestigation conducted by
Monday their choices for Fiesta Bowl board memthe sites of the second bers and a retired Arizona
and third .championship state Supreme Court jusgames in the new post- tice detailed the "apparseason system that goes ent scheme." The probe
into effect next season. also found "an apparent
"This was not an easy conspiracy to conceal the
decision," said Bill Han- reimbursement scheme
cock, executive director from the bowl's Board of
of the playoff. "It was a Directors and state offivery competitive process. cials." Two high-ranking
THEASSOCIATED PRESS The decision was difficult bowl officials were fired Heisman Trophy finalists (from left) Auburn running back Tre Mason, Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch, Florida. State because we received eight and later pleaded guilty quarterback Jameis Winston, Boston College running back Andre Williams and Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel pose excellent proposals." to federal charges for with the 2013 Heisman Trophy on Dec. 13 in New York. The first championship their roles in the fraudugame will played Jan. 12, lent campaign-contribu2015, at AT&T Stadium in tion scheme.
Arlington, Texas, home of The Bowl Championthe Dallas Cowboys. ship Series fined the FiThe second title game esta Bowl $1 million, but
is scheduled to be played the game remained part

T phoenix Stadium, home champion.

heNFL's Cardinals. The the FiestaBowl has been
The Associated Press next month against No. 2 Auburn, flak for it. Figured it out a little bit as Fiesta Bowl is .also part of able to hold on to a place though the entire story of his season the year went on and continued to the six-bowl Senmifinal ro- among the elite postseaNEW YORK- Famous Jameis has has included an unsettling chapter. live my life and learn as I went along. nation for the playoff, but son games.
replaced Johnny Football as the face In~ many ways, Manziel has been It was tough,but I had tO do it." it won't host a semifinal. "Credit to the commisof college football. where Winston is headed. Manziel's missteps seem quaint until the 2016 season. sioners for hearing me
Florida State quarterback Jameis "Life's going to change," Manziel considering the allegations that. The other bidders for out and understanding Winston won the Heismnan Trophy on said. "This is an extremely big deal." Winston was facing., the 2016 game were Jacks where the Fiesta Bowl is
Saturday, night. Texas A&M quarter- Manziel basked in the spotlight Manziel said he was impressed sonville, Fla., New Orleans- headed," Fiesta Bowl exback Johnny Manziel, last year's win- after Winning the Heisman' and de- with, the way Winstoih handled his and Tampa. ecutive director and forner, finished fifth in the voting and cided to live loud and large. His road business on the field while dealing Tampa's Raymond mer University of Arizona seemed to enjoyarelaxingtrip to Man- trips made headlines..'His' tweets with problems away from it. James Stadium, home president Robert Shelton hattan, playing the role of supporting were analyzed. He got tossed from "I had to go through controversy of the Buccaneers, was said. actor toWinston's leading man. a frat party and overslept a meeting andlhadto go through some things," a finalist to host the first Thechampionshipgame Manziel was the first freshman to at the Manning Passing Academy Manziel said. "To see him at such a championship game, and will be played in three win the Heisman, and it helped turn Real potential trouble came when young age, to put his head down and it was no surprise that it time zones in the first him into one of the biggest celebrities the NCAA looked into whether he to focus on his teammates and where was awarded one of the three seasons, but Hantin sports. Not all the attention he got signed autographs for money. He got they are and where they're headed ... next two. The national cock said that 'shouldn't after wining the award was good. off with a half-game suspension., I do give him a lot of credit for that title game in Tampa is suggest a pattern. Winston is now the second fresh- "There's a lot of scrutiny if you with all the scrutiny he's under. I feel scheduled to be played "Obviously, playing in man to win the Heisman. He has a don't walk a fine line," he said. "I was like he's done a tremendous job of Jan. 9, 2017. .three time zones with chance to lead the top-ranked Semi- a little bit uncharacteristic, a little bit focusing on his team and on his fain- "We had to learn to lose the first three games was noles to a national championship out of the box, and I caught some ily and what matters most." before we can learn to something that turned

director of the Tampa Bay the committee," Hancock
Backup quarterback Murphy leaving~ Florida sports commission. said. "I think you can
T The other bidders for expect to see the game
the 2017 game were Jack- move around to different
The Associated Press after Florida coach Will under the NCAA rule that the Gators with just two sonville; the San Francis- parts of the country, but Muschamp fired offensive allows graduate students scholarship, quarterbacks: co BayArea; Minneapolis; without a set rotation." GAINESVILLE, Fla. coordinator Brent Pease to play immediately and injured starter Jeff Driskel A,
Another quarterback is and offensive line coach not have to sit out a year. and freshman Skyler .I.H....... ........ 'Y |"ASON
leaving Florida after the Tim Davis. In all, seven The departures leave Mornhinweg .. .
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AP source: Incognito to sit out rest of season

The Associated Press anonymity because the bullying spond to requests for comment. he was harassed daily by team- cognito. They'll earn a wild-card scandal that led to Incognito's The veteran guard is in the fi- mates, including Incognito. NFL playoff berth if they sweep their DAVIE, Fla. The playoffs suspension remains under in- nal year of a contract with a 2013 special investigator TedWells has final two games.
may pay off for Miami Dolphins vestigation. The person said base salary of $3.5 million, or interviewed Incognito, Martin, Following the latest win, quarguard Richie Incognito, even Incognito would be in line for a $220,588 per game., other players and coaches and terback Ryan Tannehill raised
from the sideline, playoff share. Incognito was suspended will file a report. the e yan resil prae
Incognito will remain on the Coach Joe Philbin declined to Nov. 3 in the wake of the bully- Miami put Martin on the reof the scandal.
NFL's suspended list with pay for comment, but the Dolphins re- ing scandal. He filed a grievance serve/non-football illness list "We are fighters," he said. the rest of the season, including leased a one-sentence statement Nov. 14 against the Dolphins Nov. 30, ending his season. re fihrugh a d. the, playoffs,. a person familiar saying the team and Incognito seeking to rejqin the team, but The Dolphins (8-6), who beat "We've been through a lot. Guys with the situation said Monday. had agreed to "maintain his sus- later withdrew it'. AFC East leader New England are tough and are able to handle. The person spoke to The As- pension" during the investiga- Tackle Jonathan Martin left the on Sunday, are 5-2 since Martin anything that happens on the sociated Press on condition of tion. Incognito's agent didn't re- Dolphins on Oct. 28 and alleged left the team and 4_2.without In- field."














THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) looks
to pass as Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict (55) defends during Sunday night's game in Pittsburgh.


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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Pregs back, youilon't get the OakDallas wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) pulls in a touchdown pass over Green Bay inside linebacker A.J. Hawk (50) and free land Raiders game back ... safety M.D. Jennings (43) as Cowboys' wide receiver Miles Austin (19) looks on during the second half of Sunday's game in PITTSBURGH-For three For us, it's about taking it Arlington, Texas. frigid hours on Sunday week by week. We won this
night, the Pittsburgh Steel- week, it's a good feeling."
ers looked like the team cor- The kind of feeling the
nerback Ike Taylor thought Steelers expected to have
B w ent to the it Would be all'along, more oftefi this fall.
Explosive plays 'on spe- Instead, they bottled most
cial teams. An effective if of that emotion and saved it
at times unspectacular of-' for the Bengals. Quarterfense. A defense that kept back Ben Roethlisberger
the dynamic Cincinnati shaved the beard he'd worn
locr room andd Bengals under wraps until for the last two months and
the game had all but been sprinted to midfield during
decided. player introductions like
The Associated Press we believe and we're going to keep and Topy would be the first to tell Watching how easily the something more than simworking." you that," Garrett said of the first Steelers whipped the Ben- ply avoiding the franchise's
IRVING, Texas Dez Bryant Bryant, who made similar head- interception, gals 30-20, Taylor under- first losing season, in a demade the rounds Monday trying to lines earlier in the season with a "Sometimes it's OK on second- standsthe inclinationto look cade was on the line. explain why he left the field early in sideline rant during another deflat- afid-6 to hand the ball off, take around andwonderwhythis .Slow starts have been an Dallas' crushing loss to Green Bay. ing defeat at Detroit, was waiting for your lumps, and deal with the third didn't happen oh, say three issue all fall for Pittsburgh, Theemotionalreceiverjustcouldn't reporters so he could tell them that down, force them to use another months ago. Pittsburgh la- which entered Sunday bewatch the Packers take a knee three leaving with time still on the clock timeout, and then just work that bored through a winless ing outscored 77-43 in the times for a 37-36 victory after the "was absolutely not right." situation out." September that doomed its, first quarter. The Steelers
Cowboys led 26-3 at halftime. He was That was essentially the message Now Romo has to find a way to postseason chances before narrowed the deficitconsidafraid he was going to cry in front of in his conversation with coach Ja- lead a team that has given away the leaves changed color. erably with an overwhelmthe cameras, so he says he took the son Garrett, who said his star re- two games, been blown out of two Taylor just doesn't buy ing 15 minutes. That hardly tears to the locker room. ceiver wasn't disciplined, others and has a personal history of into, wondering, "what made it seem like they were
Now it's time for a two-game test "It's difficult for everybody when late-game and late-season failures. if." He's been around too counting the 'days until the for the Cowboys' biggest playmaker things don't go well and he needs The latest left tight end Jason Wit- long. The Steelers earned offseason begins. and the resolve of Tony Romo after to understand how to handle that," ten with nothing much to say be- all eight of their losses just Safety Will Allen tackhis latest failure in key moments. Garrett said. "I think he'll handle yond "words can't really describe it" like they earned all six of led Bengals punter Kevin BeatWashington and Philadelphia that better in the future. He was after the game. their wins. Huber after a mishandled
to finish the season, and.Dallas (7-7) very apologetic to me and was .con- "If you have the right kind of guys "Ain'f no woulda, coul- snap to set up the Steelers, ends a three-year playoff drought. cerned about the situation." on your team, you handle the inevi- das," Taylor said. "The NFL at the Cincinnati 1. Two Lose to the freefalling Redskins on Bryant's latest sideline moment table adversities of the season bet- is reality. It's a. humbling plays later, Le'Veon Bell Sunday, and the Cowboys might be didn't face as much scrutiny Mon- ter than.if you don't," Garrett said. sport. Yeah, you have your was in the end zone with eliminated before they even play day as Romo's decision to check out "If you put emotion into something, ups and downs. This year, his sixth touchdown rushtheir final game. of a running play before throwing passion into something and it for the most part in a few ing of the season.
All this after they had a near-cer- an interception that gave Green Bay doesnt work, out, sometimes that's words we've been consis- A-few minutes later, Rotain victory- in hand against the another chance down 36-31 with hard to swallow. But again, you have tently inconsistent. When ethlisberger loitered in Packers that would have pulled less than 3 minutes to go. to regroup." you play in the NFL you've the pocket for nearly 10
them even, with the Eagles atop The Cowboys were in position to The challenge for Bryant might be got to be consistent." seconds before finding the NFC East and given them a force the Packers to go most of the the biggest. 'A concept Pittsburgh has Antonio Brown for a 12chance to wrap up a playoff berth at field in. less than 2 minutes even if "I know for me it's very, very, very been unable to grasp. The yard touchdown recepWashington. 'they didn't get a first down. Instead, hard to swallow," said Bryant, who Steelers looked very much tion. Barely a minute later,
"The trend's not going to continue Matt Flynn took over for Green Bay had 153 yards and a touchdown that primed for a'January run Brown took advantage of a because we're going to do what we at midfield and led a scoring drive, put Dallas up 12 midway through when they humbled the crushing-and perhaps ilneed to do," B'ryant said Monday Another interception from Romo the fourth quarter surging Bengals (9-5) in legal- block on Huber by
in a mostly empty locker room at completed the collapse. "That kind of stuff leaves scars: front of a national audi- teammate Terence Garvin
the team's training facility. "This "I think in hindsight you would It brings pain. I know that's what it ence. Yet it came just a to spring him for a 67-yard whole group in this locker room, say that was the wrong decision, brought to me." week after th Steelers let punt return for a score.

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~cally eliminated Pittsburgh after Cincinnati quarterfrom the playoffs with back Andy Dalton and disThe Associated Press year, then that's the case." now. When Cecil talks to Sunday's home season-fl- three games left. rupt the rhythm and the Shorts was not able to us as coaches and what nale against Tennessee. "The one thing you know timing of an offense that
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. practice much on Friday he's feeling, he's such a is they don't let you play caone in having won three
Jacksonville's Cecil Shorts' He said he ran four or five strong. competitor and Browns CB Haden it over again," safety Ryan straight and topped 40 best season as an NFL pass plays and it wasn't good. wants to play, but the $1a@rhllng hp lak said. "You don't get points in two of the preyireceiver could be coming He later confirmed that he longer we're around him, th ensSeTitans game ous three weeks.
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pro has been hampered area. 'I think he's at that point said a painful hip pointer-.. .with a groin injury for "I didn't feel any power right now." could keep him out of this
much of the season. He or explosiveness in there. Shorts has caught a ca- week's game against the played through the pain It was very tough to do reer-best 66 passes this New York Jets. and had started the first anything and there' was season, surpassing his Haden was injured in the 13 games, but in Sunday's a whole lot of pain,", he previous best of 55 a year second half Sunday when F !,k Vz Ou ,
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College Basketball



No. 8 Duke beats Gardner-Webb 85-66

The Associated Press finished'the game at 50 percent,
though they hit nine 3-pointers
DURHAM, N.C. Duke's and converted 15 offensive reshootingcooled asthegamewore bounds into 13 second-chance
on while its defense had trouble points.
consistently slowing down Gard- Jerome Hill scored a careerner-Webb's hot shooting. high 22 points on 9-for-10 shoot'.Then again, Hall of Fame coach ing to go with nine rebounds to
Mike Krzyzewski said, it was an lead Gardner-Webb, which shot
OK performance for a team com- nearly 63 percent in the opening
ing off such a long break. half before finishing at 54 perFreshman Jabari Parker scored cent for the game.
21 points to help No. 8 Duke beat "We played pretty good offenGardner-Webb 85-66 on Monday sively thb entire first half," Gardnight in its first game in nearly ner-Webb coach Tim -Craft said.
two weeks. "Unfortunately we couldn't get
Andre Dawkins added a sea- any stops on the other end."
son-high 18 points for ihe Blue Parker finished 7 of 12 from
Devils' (8-2), who hadn't played the field with six rebounds in 26
since beating Michigan on Dec. minutes.
3 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Dawkins, a fifth-year senior
That break, which included"* guard who sat out last season
final exams, came after a tough while he dealt with his sister's
stretch of four games in 10 days death during his freshman year,
that included a loss to top- finished 6 of 10 from-the field,
ranked Arizona in the NIT Sea- including 4-for-8 shooting from
son Tip-Off championship and '' 3-point range.
a one-point home win over Ver- : He knocked down his first four
mont just before Thanksgiving. shots to help Duke to its fast
"You don't stop playing for two start, which included a 7-0 burst
weeks and not have some slip- in the span of a minute. Tyler
page," Krzyzewski said. "But over- Thornton knocked down a 3 off
all I was pleased with our team." ani inbounds pass and Parker folDuke won't have to wait nearly lowing with a jumper in the lane
as long to get back on the court. and a dunk on an alley-oop feed
The Blue Devils face UCLA on from Cook to make it 46-25 with
Thursday in New York in their 51 2 minutes left in the first half.
last game before the Christmas '." The only problem for Duke?
holiday. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gardner-Webb didn't miss much,
Duke had its good and bad Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski yells as Amile Jefferson (21) looks on during the second half of Monday's game either.
moments in this one, though it against Gardner-Webb in Durham, N.C. Gardner-Webb got as close as
led by a comfortable margin all 56-44 on Hill's layup With 17:07
game. The offense roared to a Duke led by 14 points at half- their players," Parker said. "But offensively like that, we kind of left, but Rodney Hood (15 points) fast start with accurate shoot- time and by23 in the second half this game we kind of let them go get lazy on defense;" Cook said. answeredwith athree-point play' ing arrd unselfish basketball, on the way to earning its 108th to their tendencies and we saw it "We had it going early so we got to turn away what amounted to though things slowed down after straight home nonconference played out well for them." lazy. But at some point, we've got Gardner-Webb's closest push. halftime. victory. Quinn Cook, who had 16 to just get it out of our system." Dawkins followed with a 3 a
The defense didn't do much to Varker said the Blue Devils had points and.nine assists for Duke, Duke made 17 of its first 23 minute later for a 62-46, lead, slow the Runnin' Bulldogs (6-6) a "a little bit of a setback" when it noticed something else as the" shots (74 percent) with 14 assists and Duke led by at least 16 the in the first half, but Krzyzewski came to talking to each other on Blue Devils couldn't miss on the on those baskets before finish- rest of the night. The Blue Devsaid the Blue Devils played bet- the defensive end. offensive end through the first ing the half at nearly 59 percent. ils took their largest lead at 74ter on that end in the second "For the Michigan game we 142 minutes. The Blue Devils shot just 8 for 22 51 on Parker's free throws with
half. were really awake and aware of "I think when we get it going' (36 percent) after halftime and 10:42 left.


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Arizona holds on to From Page 1B manthe 2013Year for MMsLineseason would not have with Cole Maddox taking
been a success without home the 2013 Defensive
top spot in AP poll that support. w Lineman of the Year.
He thailked assistant The Next Level' award
coaches Gerald Brock- went to Center Jonathan
Syracuse st at remains second in a poll, ern, Jamie Goodwin, Mi- Lombardo, with Nichowith the top eight teams chael Nichols, and James las English capturing the
NO. 2 this Week holding the same spot Rhymes for their help Rookie of the Year Award.
from last week. throughout the season and MileakWimes was the reThe Associated Press Ohio State is third fol- the MMS administration .
lowed byWisconsin, Mich- and faculty for their con- cipient of the Coach "Hud"
Arizona remains the run- igan State, Louisville and tinned support. Hustle Award and the 2013
away No. 1 in The Associ- Oklahoma State. The Most Valuable Play- MMS Football Utility Playated Press' college basket- Duke and Villanova, ter award was no surprise er of the Year award was
ball poll after winning a which moved up two spots, as Deontre Rhynes took Marquis Kelly.
close game at Michigan on were tied for eighth, while home that hardware, while. The-Most Improved PlaySaturday. Connecticut dropped one the 2013 Offensive Player er of the Year for MMS was
The Wildcats (11-0), who spot to round out the top of the Year was Werlean Riley Lipford.
won 72-70, received all 10. Pollock. Following the awards, tee
but two of the first-place North Carolina, which The Defensive Player of shirts and certificates were
votes from the 65-mem- beat Kentucky 82-77 on the Year for 2013 was Aus- given to the team.
ber national media panel Saturday, movedfrom 18th
Monday. to No. 14. The loss dropped THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Syracuse (10-0) got the theWildcats, the preseason Arizona guard T.J. McConnell (4) jumps into the air with a Bstickets duringthe earlier other two No. 1 votes and No. 1 from 11 to No 19. teammate after their 72-70 win over Michigan on Saturday. RAePS games that will be played
at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on
From Page lB Thursday.
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~donations for a 50/50 ticket that has given so much of The Associated Press school and was scheduled nicknamed "Sky Walker" rebounds and seven blocks sale to be drawn at halftime his life to photographing to practice Saturday because of his athleticism, in the title game. of the Marianna vs. Ft. Wal- our families and friends in GAINESVILLE, Fla.- No. Coach Billy' Donovan had beenwaitingforhis test He should provide ton Beach boys' basketball our local newspaper over 19 Florida could have high- already has Ailed him out scores to be approved by much-needed depth for game that begins at 8 p.m. the many years that he has ly touted freshman Chris forThuesday's game against the NCAA Clearinghouse. Florida, which is playing on Thursday night. been here. WaUke in the rotation soon. No. 16 Memphis. ButWalk- Walker led Holmes County without ,suspended for- The proceeds will go toWalker, a McDonald's er eventually will help the to a 1A state championship ward Damontre Harris and wards Mr. Skinner's needs Sports Items
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M a ia nato Robinson for the score. goals from Lyle Phelps, Michael' please see an FCA mem- frteperiJako
M arianna The final goal came from Robin- Lamb, and Forrest Sammons. ber at the table in the front frteppri ako
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Bozeman recording on one corner Scott Wiggins 'said he couldn't Following the game, coach Garyn kick f or the game. be happier with his team's Waler said he was pretty pleased
The Lady Bulldogs' .first score performance. with his team's effort.
came early in the game off the foot "This is a special group of girls. "Overall I thought we played well.425MreSte, of Reagan Oliver, who took the shot They find a way to win even when We came out a little slow at the start, 45Mar ketna treet,244 from 20 yaitds out with it. hitting the chips are down," he said. "They but after we scored the first one weMaanFlrd324 near the post where she shot again dOn't let themselves get down; their kind of got going," he said. "This is (850) 526-5260-office (850) 482-0045-office to find the back of the net to make heads are always up. and it shows in it 1-0. 'the game. Seven wins in the season a tough stretch for us. We have five Call Us
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indicated a singleton or but the auction had told
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Braves reach deal with righty Floyd


iThe Associated Press things to become more natural," rows were pointing to Atlanta,"
he said. he said
ATLANTA The Braves added Atlanta also avoided arbitration Wren said he expects Floyd to a needed veteran for their rota- with pitcher Brandon Beachy, be a "solid, middle of the rotation Monday when they agreed agreeing to a $1.45 million, tion starter." to a $4 million, one-year contract one-year deal he would,earn a The Braves needed more expewith right-hander Gavin Floyd. $25,000 bonus for 30 starts. rience in the rotation after losing Now the question is when Floyd, who spoke at Turner Tim Hudson, who signed with Floyd will be ready to pitch. Field on Monday, said he already the Giants, and free agent Paul Floyd, 30, is. recovering from has recovered his arm speed and Maholm. surgery in May to repair the ul- is justworking on endurance. He The rotation returns Julio Te-,
nar coll 4teral ligament and a said he has been cleared to throw heran, Mike Minor, Kris Medlen, .torn flexor muscle in his right from 55 feet. Brandon Beachy and Alex Wood.
elbow. That ended his seventh Braves general manager Frank Medlen, 28 has the most expeseason with theWhite Sox. Wren said he hopes Floyd can rience of the group. Beachy, 27,
He passed aphysical in Atlanta be ready in May. Despite his op- missed most of the 2013 season on Monday before completing timistic update on his recovery, recovering from elbow ligamentSthe deal, which also includes ros- Floyd said "I have rio idea" when replacement surgery. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ter and performance bonuses, he'll be ready to pitch. David Hale, who was 1-0 with In this April 21 file photo, White Sox starter Gavin Floyd delivers a pitch Floyd said his arm "feels Floyd said he liked the Braves, a 0.82 ERA in two starts this year, against the Minnesota Twins. The Atlanta Braves have reached an agree- tremendous." who won the NL East in 2013, for could compete for a spot. Wood
ment to sign free-agent right-handed pitcher Gavin Floyd to a one-year "It's nice to start over, create the their consistent success. pitched in relief in 20 of his 31 deal. The addition of Floyd, confirmed by the team on Monday. right mechanics ... all the simple "It just seemed like all the ar- appearances last season.



Closer Axford agrees



to terms with Indians
The Associated Press

CLEVELAND After
considering some inhouse options, the Indians may have found their
new closer on the outside. THEASSOCIATED PRESS
Free agent John Axford, (From left) Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, Los Angeles Angels general manwho had 46 saves for Mil- ager Jerry Dipoto and Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers address reporters
waukee in 2011 but has .after announcing a trade between the three clubs at baseball's winter meetings on Dec.10.

l ,dD-backs acquire closer Reed
strggled the past 'two
seasons, has. agreed to i
terms on a 'one-year, $4.5 million contract with the
Indians, pending a physi- The Associated Press Monday by acquiring Reed straight season, a total that
cal. Axford is expected to in a trade that sent third clearly could have been
undergo a medical exam ... PHOENIX-Arizonagen- base prospect Matt David- higherifthebullpendidn'ttie
onWednesday seral manager Kevin Towers son to the White Sox. Houston for the most blown
As long as there are no went into, baseball's win- "I didn't think he'd be saves inthe majors with29.
issues, Axford will close, ter meetings looking for a available, to be quite hon- Reed should giveArizona
fortheIndiansiri2014,re- .starting pitcher, not giving est," Towers said. "We an upgrade at the back
placing Chris Perez, who much thought to the back weren't really focused on end and stability, with
was released on Ott. 31. end of his pitching staff. thebackendofthebullpen, four years stillJeft on his
Axford can earn an addi- When the Chicago White we didn't see, in my eyes at contract.
tional $1.75 million if he Sox ,called and asked if least, anydirect matchwith The 24-year-old rightreaches incentives. he'd be interested in clos- them and through conver- hander was seventh in the
Cleveland initially con- er Addison Reed, Towers sation they said would you majors with 40 saves last
sidered moving either jumped at the chance to be interested in our closer season and finished 5-4,
reliever Bryan Shaw or ... improve a part of the team Addison Reed. Well, yes, with a 3.79 ERA in 68 apCody Allen into the cls- that's struggled the past with some of the issues we pearances. Opponents hit
er's spot, but at last week's THEASSOCIATED PRESS couple of seasons. had in our bullpen." .215 against Reed, who had
winter meetings manager Free agent John Axford, who had 46 saves for Milwaukee In. The Diamondbacks bol- The Diamondbacks fin- 72 strikeouts, 23-walks and Terry Francona said he 2011 but has struggled the past two seasons, has agreed to stered their bullpen on ished 81-81 for the second eight blown saves. preferred to keep the two terms on a contract with the Indians, pending a physical. reliable right-handers in saves in 74 appearances. three-year deal with the their setup roles. Axford had 106 saves in Los Angeles Angels. l
The 30-year-old Axford fiveseasonswiththeBrew- Perez was eligible 'for G ive a i ttee A QAL,
lost his closer's job last ers. He has a 1.42 ERAin 12 salary arbitration, but the year with the Brewers and postseason appearances. Indians decided to cutr I F I CC'
was traded to St. Louis in In addition to Axford, ties with him following a August. He blew six save the Indians showed inter- rough year. The colorful chances in 62 games last est in free agents Joaquin closer lost his job in the aid Save 67% on World-Famous Omaha Steaks
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13 games for St. Louis. Perez, a two-time All-Star, saves for Cleveland, beThe 6-foot-5 right-hand- following a turbulent 2013 came an off-field distracer had his best season in season. Cleveland lost tion following .his arrest 2011, when he went 2-2 valuable right-hander in June on misdemeanor
with a 1.95 ERA and 46 Joe Smith, who signed a drug charges.












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