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1LORIDAN


Jailer retires amid


From staff reports
Jackson County Jail adminis-
trator Wayne Lipford has sub-
mitted a letter of retirement,
amid the local government's
internal review of a complaint
filed against him on Dec. 23.
Submitting the letter last Friday,
Jan. 3, he made his retirement
retroactive, effective Dec. 31,
2013.
He had been on vacation since
Dec. 19 and was scheduled to


return to work on Jan. 6. County
Administrator Ted Lakey said


Lipford


he has accepted
Lipford's resig-.
nation but that
the review of
the complaint
continues.
Because he
made his retire-
ment effective


Dec. 31, he would likely not be
paid for the vacation days that
followed, according to County


W 0

complaint review
Human Resources Director Len- "We have three lieutenants
etta Loman-Greene and each shift has a sergeant
With Lipford now out of the and corporal," Lakey said. "We'll
workforce, Lakey will over- delegate duties out of these
see jail operations until a positions."
decision is made about a per- Loman-Greene and Lakey
manent replacement for the would not release Lipford's
jailer. Until thdf1 person is in retirement letter and would
place, day-to-day duties as- not disclose any information
sociated with the administra- related to the complaint, citing
tion of the jail will be assigned the ongoing review. Loman-
out to people who already have Greene indicated the investiga-
supervisory duties on each tion could be complete by the
shift. end of this week.


BUNDLE UP fora bitter
BUNDL U..Pcold snap


A high temperature of 42 degrees is seen on a Wiregrass Federal Credit
Union sign on U.S. 90, Monday, Jan. 6, in Marianna. After an arctic airnmass
moved through the area, dropping overnight temperatures to sub-freezing
levels, today's temperatures may only reach the inid-30s. Another hard
freeze is expected Tuesday night.


School on for Jackson County
From staff reports
Students and workers across Jackson County are in
for a bitterly cold morning commute today, with not
much hope for a warm-up later on.
On Monday afternoon, an email from the district
office confirmed that Jackson County schools will be
opefi today and the National Weather Service in Tal-
lahassee issued an alert regarding a hard freeze warn-
ing in effect through Wednesday morning for South-
east Alabama and portions of Southwest Georgia.
A hard freeze warning will again be in effect Tues-
day night for the eastern Florida Panhandle and Big
Bend as well as portions of far southern Georgia.
According to the NWS, with an arctic airmass in
place, temperatures across the region fell below
freezing quickly Monday evening, reaching the mid-
teens to lower-20s by this morning.
Temperatures will only rise into the lower to mid-
30s today, with northern portions of the area remain-
ing below freezing all day. Another hard freeze is ex-
pected tonight with temperatures falling to the upper
teens to lower 20s.
Hard freeze conditions are expected everywhere,
with sub-freezing temperatures expected tb last
all day today across the extreme northern Florida
Panhandle and all of Southeast Alabama and
Southwest Georgia.
A hard freeze warning means sub-freezing tem-
peratures are imminent or highly likely. Minimum
temperatures of 18 to 24 degrees are expected to-
night, with sub-freezing temperatures likely for at
least 12 to 18 hours.
See COLD, Page 5A


Keep warm, save money aswinter cold blasts through
Special to the Fldridan nbmucaltthan heating the e&itlie house occupied-lower areas ofthneroom.rIjse,;
Cbdld weather is here and to'keep' all night long. fans only when the room is occupied
cozy and save money and energy durl, v Open shades, drapes an-d blinds "Use a portable' electric hesai
ing tnewinter season, Gulf Power of-- dti ngthe winrer so sunlight can en- to heat only a smalt'ireia'Purchis'e>' ^
:'fers'tbefonowing tips: to ter.,hehouseand help to warm the models .that are- heit ostatt'' ytbW_
Set your thermostat to 68.-degrees' nhomejiaturally..At night, close shades, trolled. Keep it at 1e~st 3yfeet:*o
or lower. For every degree below 68dI drapes and blinds to help retain heat. items that could catch fireilik e cu-
you'll save 10 percent oh your'heating 'w DLOperate your ceiling .fain on low tains or furniture. Make sure you have".
costa. k speed and switch in reverse to push. l, .,
nAn electric blanket. is more eco- hot aji ifom the. ceiling level, to the '..' See TIPS, l


Woman charged


with drug offense


From staff reports
A Marianna woman was
charged with possession of a
controlled substance and viola-
tion of state probation after a
traffic stop led to a search of the
vehicle she was riding in and' a
check of her background, ac-
cording to the Jackson County
Sheriff's Office.
Amber Faith Criswell, 25, was


arrested after the
7 vehiclee was pulled
over on Lakeside
Drive around 10:30
pm. Friday night
- because of faulty
equipment on the
Criswell vehicle. Specific
information about
the alleged faulty equipment
was not included in the release,
See DRUGS, Page 5A


Man with 'burglary tools' falls
from pharmacy wall, hurts ankle


From staff reports
A loose telephone wire and
gravity may have thwarted a
would-be burglar in Sneads.
According to court records,
shortly after 7 a.m. on Friday,
Jan. 3, a city work squad em-
ployee called the Sneads Po-
lice Department to report that
a white male wearing a hood
over his head and dressed in
dark clothing and gloves was
lying on the ground behind
Sneads Pharmacy.
An SPD officer located a
man who identified himself as


Robert Moore lying on the
ground. It was later deter-
mined that the
man's name
was not Robert
Moore, but was
instead Roger
Clay Davis.
Davis, 39, of
Davis Sneads, who is
on 15 years of
probation for burglary in Geor-
gia, was unable to stand due to
an injury to his left ankle.
The officer's report indicates
See SNEADS, Page 5A


Vol. 91 No. 5

Body found

infield

south of

Graceville
From staff reports
Th'e body of an as-yet uniden-
tified man has been found in a
fallow field south of Graceville,
well off any roadway but in the
vicinity of Piano Road.
According to Jackson County
Sheriff Lou Roberts, the body
was discovered after someone
called to report that they'd seen
what appeared to be a person ly-
ing in the field.
The discovery occurred around
noon on Monday.
According to a press release
from the Jackson County Sher-
iff's Office, EMS and law enforce-
ment responded and located a
See BODY, Page 5A

Bay County

Alford

man dies in

motorcycle

accident
From staff reports
An Alford man was killed in a
Bay County motorcycle crash
Sunday afternoon.
David Perez, 48, died at the
scene, according to the Florida
Highway Patrol.
Officials say Perez was driving
a Harley Davidson Road Glide
motorcycle eastbound on Bay
County Road 388 when he lost
control of the vehicle as he ne-
gotiated a right curve in the road
around 3:30 p.m. The cycle en-
tered the westbound lane, then
the grass shoulder of the road.
It crossed the shoulder and en-
tered the tree line north of the
road, colliding with a tree. The
impact ejected Perez onto the
westbound shoulder of the road.
The motorcycle came to rest in
the tree line, facing south.


Chase spans

2 counties,

man captured
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com
A Bonifay man faces multiple
charges in a two-county chase
that left two law enforcement
officers injured and two police
cruisers damaged before the
man was captured.


Andrews


The driver in the
chase was identi-
fied as 25-year-old
Zachary Maize
Andrews. Authori-
ties say a Jackson


County
first tried
Andrews


deputy
to pull
over


Sunday evening because he was
allegedly driving a white Ford
Mustang without a tag on Dan-
ford Bay Road.
He was arrested after the
See CAPTURED, Page 5A


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Community Calendar


TUESDAY, JAN. 7
))Late registration-8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Chipola
College Spring classes begin for Terms A &B. For
information, call 718-2211 or visit wwW.chipola.edu.
) Optimist Club of Jackson County Meeting
-'Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St.,
Marianna.
Sewing Circle 1 p.m. at Jackson County Senior
Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call
482-5028.
)) Employability Workshop-2:30 p.m. Marianna
One Stop Career Center. "Top 10 Job Search Tips" is
the workshop. It is free and open to the public. The
workshop is facilitated by a Certified Motivational
Career Coach. Visit employflorida.com to register
for these informative workshops.
))Marianna City Commission Meeting 6 p.m.
in City Hall, 2898 Green St., Marianna. Public wel-
come. Call 718-1001.
) Writing Center Meeting-6 p.m. at the Jackson
County Public Library, 2929 Green St., Marianna.
Local Author and Historian, Dale Cox, will address
the group. Call 482-9631.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Closed dis-
cussion with 12 & 12 study. Everyone with a desire
to stop drinking is welcome.
) St. Anne Thrift Store 9 a.m. -1 p.m. St. Anne's
Catholic Church, 3009 5th St., Marianna. Call 482-
3734.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8
AARP tax aide training session-9 a.m. until
1 p.m. Jackson County Agricultural Building, Penn
Ave., Marianna in the conference room. Learn
hands-on training for electronic preparation and
filing of tax returns free. If interested in volunteering
call 718-7919. ,
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting noon
to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

THURSDAY, JAN. 9
D Forest Certification-9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the
UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office, Mari-
anna. Cost $15 which includes materials, lunch and
breaks. SAF Continuing Forest Education credits
approved for this workshop: 3.5 hours'Category 3.5
hours Category 1-CF. Call (352) 219-8717.
Chipola Civic Club Meeting noon at The Oaks
Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna. The CCC's focus
is the local community, "Community, Children &
Character." Call 526-3142.
) St. Anne Thrift Store 9 a.m. -1 p.m. St. Anne's
Catholic Church, 3009 5th St., Marianna. Call 482-
3734
) Employability Workshop-2:30 p.m. Marianna


One Stop Career Center. "Making Positive First
Impressions" is the workshop. It is free and open to
the public. The workshop is facilitated by a Certified
Motivational Career Coach. Visit employflorida.com
to register for these informative Workshops.
Chipola Regional Workforce Development
Board Executive Committee Meeting-5 p.m. in
the Workforce Board Community Room, Marianna.
Meeting accessible to individuals with disabilities
or physical impairments. Persons withhearing or
speech impairments contact Lisa Wells at 718-
0456, ext. 101 through the Florida Relay system by
dialing 7-1-1.
) Chipola Regional Workforce Development
Board General Meeting-6 p.m. in the Workforce
Board Community Room, Marianna. Meeting ac-
cessible to individuals with disabilities or physical
impairments. Persons with hearing or speech im-
pairments contact Lisa Wells at 718-0456, ext. 101
through the Florida Relay system by dialing 7-1-1.
) Town of Grand Ridge council meeting-6 p.m.
at the Grand Ridge Town hall. Public invited. Call
592-4621.
))Jackson County Branch of the NAACP
monthly meeting 6 p.m..St. James
) The William Dunaway Chapter, Florida Soci-
ety, Sons of the American Revolution meet-
ing-6:30 p.m. at Jim's Buffet and Grill in Marianna
for annual officer installation meeting. Program by
Dale Cox, speaking on" Daniel Boone in Florida.
Anyone interest in SAR welcome. For more info call
594-6664.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion,
8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking;
papers will not be signed.

FRIDAY, JAN.:10
) ACT Registration deadline-Chipola College for
February test date. For information, call 718-2211 or
visit www.chipola.edu.
Chamber of Commerce Power Breakfast-7
a.m.-9 a.m. at the Agricultural Center on Penn Ave.
in Marianna.
Hooks and Needles -10 a.m. at the Jackson.
County Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and
experienced hand crafters welcome to create,
share, learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482-
9631.
) Chess Club -6 p.m. 8 p.m. First United
Methodist Church on Clinton St. in Marianna.
Sponsored by Marianna Optimist Club for students
for students 8 18 years of age in Jackson County.
All students and their parents are welcome. Players
of all skill levels including beginners are welcome.
Call 693-0473.
Celebrate Recovery 7 p.m. at Evangel Worship


Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult
and teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and
hang-ups." Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call
209-7856,573-1131.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

SATURDAY, JAN. 11
Alford Community Health Clinic Hours -10
a.m. until last patient is seen, at 1770 Carolina St. in
Alford. The free clinic for income-eligible patients
,without medical insurance treats short-term
illnesses and chronic conditions. Appointments
available (call 263-7106 or 209-5501); walk-ins
welcome. Sign in before 11 a.m.
Chipola Chapter, NSDAR, will meet for "Shar-
ing of Quilts"-11 a.m. at St. Luke's Episcopal
Church, 4362 Lafayette St., Marianna. Arrive at
10:30 to set up quilt display. Bring a brown bag
lunch. Guest welcome. For information contact at
638-1947 or cdjordan@bellsouth.net.
Girl Scout Winter tea Party-noon-2 p.m. at
the Masonic Temple 3024 Jefferson St. in Marianna.
Cost is $15 per couple which includes patch. All
girls kindergarten thru 12th grade registered and
unregistered is welcome. Call 209-9772.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 4:30-
5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

SUNDAY, JAN. 12
Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion
6:30 p.m. in AA room of First'United Methodist
Church,2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna Atten-
dance limited to persons with a~desire to stop
drinking.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8 p.m. in
the board room of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital,
5429 College Drive, Graceville.

MONDAY, JAN 13
Marianna Lions Club Meeting Noon at Jim's
Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna. Call
482-2005.
Tickets on sale for Chipola Artist Series event
Harpist Anna Maria Mendieta-2 p.m. 5 p.m. at
Chipola Box Office or online tickets at www.chipola.
odu. Tickets are $14 adults $10 age 18 and under.
The music and dance program is complete with
Latin instruments and Flamenco dancers.
) Employability Workshop-2:30 p.m. Marianna
One Stop Career Center. "Mock Interviewing" is
the workshop. It is free and open to the public. The
workshop is facilitated by a Certified Motivational
Career Coach. Visit employflorida.com to register
for these informative workshops.


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


Police Roundup


Marianna Police Department
The Marianna Police Department listed
the following incidents for Jan. 5, the lat-
est available report: TWo hospice deaths,
two suspicious persons, one burglary, one
physical disturbance, two verbal distur-
bances, one traffic stop, one trespass com-
plaint, one juvenile complaint, one noise
disturbance, one assist of another agency,
one public service call, one welfare check,
one threat/harassment complaint, and one
home security check.


Jackson County Sheriff's Office
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and
county fire/rescue reported the following
incidents for Jan. 5, the latest available
report: One stolen vehicle, four abandoned
vehicles, three reckless drivers, three suspi-
cious vehicles, one suspicious incident,
one suspicious person, two structure bur-
glaries, one vehicle burglary, two physical
disturbances, one verbal disturbance, one
pedestrian complaint, nine medical calls,
tow traffic crashes-one with entrapment,
two burglar alarms, one fire alarm,.one
request for assistance, 20 traffic stops, one
larceny complaint, one criminal mischief


complaint, one trespass complaint, one
obscene or threatening phone call, one
N_ ^follow-up investigation,
one juvenile complaint,
one noise disturbance,
fC jME four property checks, one
I retail theft, seven assists of
other agencies, one public
service call, one 911 hang-up and three
welfare checks.


Jackson County
Correctional Facility
The following persons were booked into
the county jail during the latest reporting
periods:
) Teri Soles, 51, 2913 Albert St. (Apt. A),
Marianna, failure to appear (worthless
checks).
) Keith Zerinque, 30, 3012 Swails Road,
Alford, driving under the influence.
) Chantel Mclnnis, 30, 56.70 Henry Way,
Greenwood, violation of state probation
(possession of marijuana-more than 20
grams).
DAlbert Brincefield, 33,. 1723 Virginia St.,
Alford, failure to appear.
) Roger Davis, 39, 8094 Pope St., Sneads,


attempted burglary of a structure, pos-
session of burglary tools, resisting arrest
without violence.
John Smith, 38, 913 Tamarack Ave., Tal-
lahassee, violation of county probation.
) Erica Jackson, 20, 6843 Welcome
Church Road, Sneads, violation of state
probation.
) Calvin Rhynes, 35,1654 BJ Mixon Road,
Cottonwood, Ala., possession of a danger-
ous substance.
) Samuel Robinson, 31, 5454 Brown
St., Graceville, felon in possession of a
firearm.
) Lonnie Walley, 37, 3706 Blair St., Moss
Point, MS, driving while license suspended
or revoked.
) Amber Criswell, 25, 1414 South
Bertha Ave., Calloway, possession of
methamphetamine.
) Anthony Tharpe, 49, 1993 Cutchens
Road, Cottondale, aggravated assault with
a deadly weapon (domestic).
) Tabetha Mears, 27, 2243 Bethlehem
Road, Cottondale, violation of state
probation.
Jail Population: 203
To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers at 526-5000 or a
local law enforcement agency. To report a wildlife violation,
call 1-888-404-FWCC (3922).


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SUINLAND CENTERS MARIANNA STAR EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

LEONTY NE CLAY, UNIT 1 SOCIAL WORKER
eontyne Clay was recently honored as the Sunland Marianna
LStar Employee of the Year. Ms. Clay, known for her tenacity and
I: dedication to duty, went above and beyond the call of duty
during 2013 when searching for and locating several long lost fain-
ily members of a Sunland resident. Even though she encountered
numerous roadblocks along the way, she continued to search and
eventually located the family members. Those family members were
ecstatic to be united with their loved one and have since visited sev-
eral times at Sunland with the resident. In addition to the recognition
Ms. Clay received at Sunland, she was recognized by Governor Scott
for her efforts commending her for a job well done. Sunland is very
proud of Clay and pleased to recognize her as the-Center's very first
Star Employee of the Year.
Leontyne Clay, pictured with Unit 1 Director Lucious Williams, Superintendent Merlin Roulhac,
Assistant Superintendent Darlene See and Kim Kennedy, Unit 1 OMC, received her award at the
annual Sunland Christmas Tea.
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SUNLAND CENTER DDDP STAR EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR


MICHAEL BAUGHER, RN, NURSING DEPARTMENT


M ichael Baugher was named the Star Employee of the Year for
the Sunland Center Developmental Disabilities Defendant
Program. Baugher was presented the award during the an-
nual DDDP Christmas Tea. He was recognized for his actions in Octo-
ber 2013, when volunteers were requested for a nurse from DDDP to
accompany staff, security and a resident from the Sunland Marianna
campus on a long trip to Ifade County. Mr. Baugher quickly volun-
teered to do so. In November the need arose again, and Mr. Baugher
willingly stepped up to assist, even though the need was not from the
DDDP campus. Mr. Baugher is known for his upbeat and willing at-
titude to assist whenever a need arises, and is a true team player. The
Sunland DDDP campus is very proud of Mr. Baugher and his
selection as the very first DDDP Star Employee of the Year.


Michael Baugher (far right) is pictured receiving his award from Superintendent Merlin Roulhac
and Assistant Superintendent Darlene See during the DDDP Christmas Tea.


SUNLAND CENTER MARIANNA STAR TEAM OF THE YEAR

WILLIE STEVENS AND STACY COLLINS
S P inland Marianna employees Willie Stevens and Stacy
Collins were named as Sunland's very first Star Team of the
Year at the annual Sunland Christmas Tea. Mr. Stevens and Ms.
Collin's were chosen for this award due to their successful efforts in
providing CPR for a Sunland resident who was in distress. In early
2013, the pair was in a nearby Professional Crisis Management train-
ing class when they heard staff at Madison House calling for help.
Stevens, who is a certified CPR instructor and Collins responded to
the scene and teamed up to perform CPR on the resident. Sunland
is proud of the efforts Stevens and Collins displayed as they put their
training into action which ultimately resulted in saving the iffe of
this resident. They are very deserving of this award and. are truly Star
employees.
Pictured is Willie Stevens, Superintendent Merlin Roulhac, Mr. Stevens' supervisor Linda
Patterson, Staff Development Manager Heather Traylor and Assistant Superintendent Darlene
See. Not pictured is Stac Collins, who was unable to attend the award ceremony.
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SUNLAxNDy CENTER' DDD1)1)P STAR TEAM OF THE YEAR F~


Pictured are Superintendent Merlin Roulhac
with Forensic Director Paul Coley and Securi
of the team members who were present at t
DDDP Star Team of the Year.


EAST & WEST UNIT STAFF
S several members of the Sunland DDDP
staff from the East and West Unit were
recognized including Terrence Holmes,
Renata Lloyd, Carlos McMillan, Tim High-
smith, Joe Medley, William Owens, Byron
Jeter, Daryl Chavers & Jason Pruett as the
DDDP's very first Star Team of the Year during
the annual DDDP Christmas Tea. The group
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Court asked to force Scott to pick lieutenant governor


The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE- Florida
Gov. Rick Scott is being
sued over his decision to
leave the post of lieutenant
governor vacant for nearly
10 months.
A Tallahassee lobbyist
and political activist on
Monday asked the Florida
Supreme Court to force
Scott to appoint a lieu-
tenant governor within 30
days.
Jennifer Carroll abruptly
resigned last March af-
ter she was interviewed
by law-enforcement au-
thorities about work she
once did for a charity that
prosecutors have said was
a front for a widespread
gambling ring. She has
not been accused of any
wrongdoing.
She later said that she
was forced to resign.,
In her lawsuit Barbara
DeVane contends that
Scott is breaking a state
law that requires him
to appoint a lieutenant
governor.
"I just think it's time he
does his job," DeVane told
The Associated Press. "It's


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
In this Oct. 2 photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks in Doral, Fla.
Gov. Scott is being sued over his decision to leave the post of
lieutenant governor vacant for nearly 10 months.


been nine months. Awom-
an could have conceived
and delivered a baby in
that time."
Melissa Sellers, a spokes-
woman for Scott, did not
respond directly to the
lawsuit, but said the gov-
ernor is not changing his
timeline for deciding when
a lieutenant governor will
be chosen.
"The governor is going to
take the right time to find
the right person," Sellers
said.


DeVane, who is reg-
istered to lobby for the
Florida National Organi-
zation for Women, has a
long-standing history as a
political activist for many
causes linked to Demo-
crats. The lawsuit is being
handled by Donald Hinkle,
a well-known attorney
who has already donated
money to the campaign of
Charlie Crist. Crist, who is
now a Democrat, is run-
ning against Scott.
"Of course everything


these days is political, but
I'm not doing this for any
political party," DeVane
said. "I'm just doing it be-
cause I'm a citizen and a
taxpayer who thinks the
governor should follow the
law and do his job."
Florida went nearly 100
years without the post of
lieutenant governor un-
til it was revived in 1968.
The job, which pays near-
ly $125,000, has no real
defined responsibilities
besides replacing the gov-
ernor if he leaves office or
dies.
That has happened
twice, for brief periods.
In January 1987, Wayne
Mixson was governor for
three days when Bob Gra-
ham resigned to be sworn
in as a U.S. senator. In
December 1998, Buddy
MacKay became governor
when Lawton Chiles died
of a heart attack less than a
month before his term was
over.
If something happened
to Scott before he picked
a lieutenant governor, At-
torney General Pam Bondi
would take over.
Back in August, Scott said


he does not plan to remain
without a lieutenant gov-
ernor indefinitely. "Florida
laws make it clear that our
state has a lieutenant gov-
ernor," Scott said in a writ-
ten statement at the time.
Florida law states that
when there is a vacancy
in the position of lieu-
tenant governor the gov-
ernor "shall appoint a
successor."
Shortly after Carroll re-
signed Scott shuttered her
office and let go the em-
ployees. Scott initially said
he planned to wait until
after the 2013, legislative
session which ended in
early May before begin-
ning to look for a new lieu-
tenant governor. He also
said he planned to put his
chief-of-staff, Adam Hol-
lingsworth, in charge of
the search.
Since that time, various
names have surfaced in
connection with the po-
sition. A public records
request shows that Hill-
sborough County Com-
missioner Sandy Mur-
man texted Hollingsworth
on Nov. 8 to thank him
for the interview and that


she was "honored to be
considered for the gover-
nor's dynamic team."
The lawsuit states that
Scott has "defied the Leg-
islature's directive" by fail-
ing to name a lieutenanit
governor. It goes on to say
that his actions have "up-
set the order of succes-
sion" and that a "constitu-
tional crisis" could occur
if Scott were physically or
mentally incapacitated or
impeached since the law
envisions the lieutenant
governor taking over in
those instances.
Scott, who is running for
re-election, is required to
tap someone as his run-
ning-mate two months
before the November
elections. Scott, however,
is under no obligation to
appoint that person to
the position before the
election.
Some Florida constitu-
tional scholars have pre-
viously said it would be
unlikely that a court would
order the governor to act
to name a lieutenant gov-
ernor since there is no
deadline or enforcement
provision in the law.


Busch Gardens gorilla
delivers stillborn
TAMPA- Busch Gardens
says one of its gorillas has
delivered a stillborn baby.
The park in Tampa an-
nounced Monday that
Pele delivered the baby
Sunday night.
The park's Facebook
page announced in No-
vember that Pele, an 11-
year-old lowland gorilla,
was expecting her first
baby late December. The
cause of the stillbirth was
not immediately known.
Park officials said in a
statement that zoo veteri-
narians and staff are still
investigating the cause
of death. They said Pele
has no apparent signs of
complications, but is still
under close observation
by the veterinary and ani-
mal care teams at Busch
Gardens.

Suicide suspected in
appraiser's death
LECANTO Detectives
suspect that the death of
Citrus County's property
appraiser was a suicide.
Sheriff's deputies said
Monday that foul play has
been ruled out in Geoffrey
Green's death.
The 63-year-old Green
was found dead Sunday in
his Lecantd home by his
wife.
The Citrus County
Sheriff's Office said in a
news release that no one
else was home at the time
of his death.
The sheriff's office also
says a suicide note wasn't
found and that an au-
topsy would be conducted
Monday.

Whooping cranes
complete migration
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winter home on Florida's
Gulf Coast.
The birds were taught to
migrate by humans flying
ultralight aircraft. They
left Wisconsin in October.
On Sunday, they made the
final log of their 1,100-mile
trip into St. Marks Nation-
al Wildlife Refuge.
It's the 13th migration
led by aircraft flown by
an organization called
Operation Migration.
Each fall, the group leads
a flock of young cranes
south to teach them a
migration route. The birds
are on their own for the
return trip north in the
spring and subsequent
migrations.
About 450 whooping
cranes live in the wild.
About 250 migrate be-.
tween Texas and Canada;
they're the only natural
and self-sustaining flock.
Another flock has been
taught to migrate between
Wisconsin and Florida.

Son finds father face
down in pond
ORLANDO- Deputies
say a 70-year-old man
likely drowned after trip-
ping over a nigh embank-
ment and falling into a
retention pond.
The man's son found
him face down in the
pond nearhis home early
Monday. -
Officials say the son
noticed his father missing
and went searching for
him. Firefighters pulled
him from the water and
pronounced him dead.
Investigators say no foul
play is suspected. The
man's name hasn't been
released.
Orlando's WESH TV re-
ports the man had demen-
tia and possibly suffered
from Alzheimer's disease.
No further details have
been released.

From wire reports


Panhandle students make difficult return to class


The Associated Press

GULF BREEZE- Re-
turning from Christmas
break will be especially
difficult for the students
of one Panhandle school
district.
The Santa Rosa County
School district is making
grief counselors available
after two Christmas Eve
tragedies.
On Christmas Eve, 17-
year-old William "Cody"
Goodman was shot and
killed by police after lead-
ing them on a high-speed
chase. Also on Christmas-
Eve, Gulf Breeze baseball
pitcher William "Brandon"
Aydelott was arrested and
charged with killing his
mother, a7popular middle
school teacher for the dis-
trict. Aydelott could face


life in prison if convicted.
The PensacolaNewsJour-
nal reports community
members are expressing
support for the returning
students through social
media. Students have also
erected a make-shift me-
morial at Gulf Breeze High
School to honor Goodman
and Sharon Aydelott.
Sharon Aydelott had
been a science teacher at
Holley-Navarre Middle
School since 1988. She
was selected as Teacher of
the Year in 2005.
"Myheartis broken," said
Linda Dempsey, a one-
time colleague ofAydelott.
"She would do anything
for her students."
Gulf Breeze High School
is, dealing with multiple
tragedies. Goodman and
William Aydelott would


have graduated in the
spring and Sharon Ady-
elott coached the girls'
cross country team.
Sherry Smith, director
of student services for the
school district, is work-
ing with administrators to
prepare for emotional fall-
out as classes resume. She
said the crisis-response
team communicated dur-
ing the holiday break to
devise a plan.
Wendy Brewer, the
school psychologist who
heads up the crisis team
said the first priority is to
help teachers returning to
school on Monday, a day
before the students.
She said counselors
would be on hand to an-
swer teachers' questions
and offer guidance on
helping students cope.


"We have enough coun-
selors to offer whatever
support is needed," she
said.
At the end of each day
the team will assemble
to discuss how to move
forward.
"Some kids will want to
draw a picture. Some will
want to curl up in a ball,
and others will want to just
go outside and scream,"
Brewer said. "Some (stu-
dents) have never experi-
enced loss before. Some
have experienced too
much loss."
She said returning to
school will help students
recover by offering a sense
of routine.
"We will do whatever we
need to do to take care of
our teachers and kids,"
Brewer said.


Panther released into the wild last year has died


The Associated Press

LA BELLE- An endan-
gered Florida panther that
was rescued as a kitten
has died less than a year
after being released back
into the wild, officials said
Monday.
The young male pan-
ther's radio collar alerted
officials Friday that the
animal was not moving
and could be dead, said
Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commis-
sion spokeswoman Carli
Segelson.
The lethargic panther
was found on private land
in Hendry County and
taken to a veterinary clin-
ic, where it died Saturday,
Segelson said.
The panther had been
in the same general area
for the previous five days,
but the cause of death
wasn't immediately clear,
Segelson said. It was in an


males can be attacked and
killed by larger,- older pan-
thes securing their terri
story, and officials wanted
to give this panther more
space to roam in an area
with fewer competitors.
Florida panthers once
roamed the entire south-
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS eastern U.S., but only
In this April 3 photo, a Florida panther, rescued as a kitten, around 160 remain in
was released back into the wild in the Florida Everglades. the wild, and it's rare for
This panther has died less than a year after being released- the big cats to be cared
back into the wild. for in captivity and then


area with abundant deer
and wild hog popula-
tions, and its movements
were typical for a male
panther.
A necropsy is planned at
the wildlife commission's
laboratory in Gainesville.
The panther and its
sister were rescued by
wildlife officials in Sep-
tember 2011 in Collier
County after their mother
was found dead. They
were raised in captiv-
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James Bryant Mears, age
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passed away Saturday, Jan-
uary 4, 2014 at his home.
James was born in
Sneads April 6, 1926 to the
late Cleveland Stanley and
Cleo (Ham) Mears. He was
a plant supervisor for
thirty-four years for Sneads
Gulf Power Plant; served in
the United States Navy;
and was a member of
American Legion Post 241.
He was preceded in
death by his parents; his
wife, Penny Mears, three
brothers, Buford, Rex, and
Lenard Mears; three sisters,
Lillian Butler, Ruby Kelley,
and Doris Cook.
Survivors include a
daughter, Pam Strickland
of Sneads; grandchildren,
Wendy Joiner and her hus-
band Richard, Kari Birge,
and Brandy Strickland; two
great-grandchildren, Bent-
ley Birge and Paisley Joiner;
a sister, Lois Brown of An-
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and other extended family.
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Most dangerous temps in



decades push across U.S.


The Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS The coldest,
most dangerous blast of polar air in
decades gripped the Midwest and
pushed toward the East and South
on Monday, closing schools and day
care centers, grounding flights and
forcing people to pull their hoods
and scarves tight to protect exposed
skin from nearly instant frostbite.
Many across the nation's midsec-
tion went into virtual hibernation,
while others dared to venture out
in temperatures that plunged well
below zero.
"I'm going to try to make it two
blocks without turning into crying
man," said Brooks Grace, who was
out to do some banking and shop-
ping in downtown Minneapolis,
where temperatures reached 23
below with wind chills of minus 48.
"It's not cold it's painful."
The mercury also dropped into
negative territory in Milwaukee, St.
Louis and Chicago, which set a re-
cord for the date at minus 16. Wind
chills across the region were 40 be-
low and colder. Records also fell in
Oklahoma, Texas and Indiana.,
Forecasters said some 187 million
people in all could feel the effects
of the "polar vortex" by the time it
spread across the country on Mon-
day night and Tuesday.
Record lows were possible in the
East and South, with highs in the
single digits expected Tuesday in
Georgia and Alabama. Subzero wind
chills were forecast up and down the
coast, including minus 10 in Atlanta
and minus 12 in Baltimore.
From the Dakotas to Maryland,
schools and day care centers shut
down.
"You definitely knowwhen you are
not wearing your thermal undergar-
ments," said Staci Kalthoff, who rais-
es cattle with her husband on a 260-
acre farm in Albany, Minn., where
the temperature hovered around 24
below zero and winds made it feel
like minus 46. "You have to dress re-
ally, really warm and come in more
often and thaw out everything."
Even with this nostril-freezing
cold, the family still prefers winter
over summer.
"You can always put on more lay-
ers," she said. "When it gets hot, you
can only take off so much."
For a big swath of the Midwest,
the subzero cold moved in behind
another winter wallop: more than
a foot of snow and high winds that
made traveling treacherous. Several
deaths since Saturday were blamed
on the snow, ice and cold, including
a 1-year-old boy who was in a car


Body
From Page 1A
white male who appeared
to have been recently
deceased.
By the male's clothing
and physical appear-
ance, deputies believe he
was outdoors for several
hours.
The physical description
of the deceased matched
the description from a
suspicious persons call


Captured
From Page 1A

Mustang entered Holmes
County and became dis-
abled on North Holmes
Creek Road. Abandon-
ing the car, Andrews ran
from the scene but was
soon captured by a Jack-
son County deputy who
caught up with him on
foot.
Deputies then found
methamphetamine in
the vehicle. Andrews was
placed in a Holmes County
deputy's cruiser when he
was arrested,, but then es-
caped from the patrol car
before he could be taken
to jail.
Deputies from Holmes
and Jackson counties, as
well as officers from the
Graceville Police Depart-
ment and the Holmes


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
A woman walks back to her car in the long-term parking lot at Indianapolis Inter-
national Airport, Monday Jan. 6. The coldest, most dangerous blast of polar air in
decades gripped the Midwest and pushed toward the East and South on Monday,
closing schools and day care centers, grounding flights and forcing people to pull
their hoods and scarves tight to protect exposed skin from nearly instant frost-
bite.


that went out of control and col-
lided with a snowplow Monday in
Missouri and three fatal accidents
in Michigan.
It took authorities in southern IlI
linois using 10-ton military vehicles
known as "wreckers" until early
Monday to clear all the chain-reac-
tion accidents caused when several
semis jackknifed ,along snowy in-
terstates. The crash stranded about
375 vehicles, but there were no fa-
talities or injuries, largely because
motorists either stayed with their
cars or were rescued and taken
to nearby warming centers, said
Jonathon Monken, director of the
Illinois Emergency Management
Agency. Others got stuck in the
snowdrifts, including the Southern
Illinois University men's basketball
team, which had to spend the night
in a church.
In the eastern United States, tem-
peratures in the 40s and 50s Mon-
day helped melt piles of snow from
a storm last week, raising the risk
that roads would freeze over as the
cold air moved in Monday night,
said Bob Oravec from the Weather
Prediction Center in College Park,
Md. The snap was set to be dramat-
ic Springfield, Mass., enjoyed 56
degrees Monday morning but faced
an overnight low of 6.
More than 3,700 flights were can-
celed by late Monday afternoon, fol-
lowing a weekend of travel disrup-
tion across the U.S. Airline officials
said de-icing fluid was freezing,
fuel was pumping sluggishly, and
ramp workers were having difficul-
ty loading and unloading luggage.
JetBlue Airways stopped all sched-


at a residence in the area.
This call was received
during the early morning
hours of Jan. 6. The caller
reported that the suspi-
cious person's clothing
seemed weathered and
that he appeared to be in a
disoriented state of mind.
Prior to the arrival of law
enforcement, the male
left, walking in an easterly
direction. Several deputies
searched the area for this
individual, but were not
able to locate him.


Correctional Institution
K-9 team searched for An-
drews over the next sev-
eral hours but could not
initially locate him.
Around 11:15 p.m. that
evening, however, the trail
heated up again when
someone who lives off
North Holmes Creek Road
called the Holmes Coun-
ty Sheriff's Office about
a burglary. The victim
said his household was
awakened to the sound
of Andrews entering the
home through a win-
dow. The homeowner
said he retrieved his fire-
arm and confronted the
intruder. Authorities said
Andrews grabbed the keys
to the victim's GMC 2500
pickup truck and left in
that vehicle.
A little later, an officer
with the Graceville Police
Department found the
stolen truck and tried to


The deceased has been
identified, but his name
is being withheld pending
notification of the next of
kin.
The initial investigation
of this death, according to
JCSO, does not appear to
be criminal in nature.
The Medical Examiner's
Office forthe 14th Circuit
and the Florida Depart-
ment of Law Enforce-
ment are assisting in the,
investigation.
The Jackson County


pull it over. Authorities
said Andrews backed the
pickup into the officer's
patrol car, disabling it,
then forced another patrol
car into a ditch.
The truck was soon on
the move again, but lo-
cated once more with the
help of an on-board track-
ing system. This time, it
was found just north of
Bonifay, where a Bonifay
police officer started pur-
suing it. Andrews crashed
through a fence during
that chase, drove through
a pasture and crashed into
a pond, officials allege. Au-
thorities say the Bonifay
police officer, in attempt-
ing to stay out of Andrews'
path, drove his cruiser
into a ditch and crashed.
Meanwhile, Andrews
abandoned the truck that
he had driven into the
pond, running into the
woods.


uled flights to and from New York
and Boston on Monday. Southwest
ground to.a halt in Chicago earlier
in the day, but by the evening, flights
resumed in "a trickle," a spokesman
said.
Authorities in Indiana and Ken-
tucky where temperatures
dropped into the single digits and
below, with wind chills in the minus
20s and worse warned people
not to leave their homes unless they
needed to go someplace safer.
The company that operates the
power grid supplying energy to
more than 61 million people in
parts of the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest
and South asked Monday night that
users conserve electricity because
of the cold, especially in the morn-
ing and midafternoon.
Meanwhile, utility crews worked,
to restore power to more than 40,000
Indiana customers affected by the
weekend storm and cautioned that
some people could be in the cold
and dark for days.
Ronald G. Smith Sr. took shelter
at an Indianapolis Red Cross after
waking up the previous. night with
the power out and his cat, Sweet
Pea, agitated.
"The screen door blew open and
woke me up, and it was cold and
dark. I got dressed and I was scared,
thinking, 'What am I going to do?
My cat knew something was wrong.
He was jumping all over the place,"
Smith said.
Officials in Chicago and other cit-
ies checked on the homeless and
shut-ins for fear they might freeze
to death on the street or in their
homes.


Sheriff's Office previously
issued a press release con-
cerning a vehicle pursuit
in the same vicinity that
occurred around 5 p.m.
on Jan. 5. During that in-
cident a male passenger
fled on foot from an area,
in close proximity to the
location that the deceased
was found.
At this time, officials
say, there is no evidence
to support the correlation
that the two incidents are
related.


After an extensive search
which had extended -by
then into the early morn-
ing hours of Monday, An-
drews was found several
hundred yards inside a
swamp.
Authorities also reported
that, in responding to as-
sist the Bonifay police of-
ficer, a Holmes County
'Deputy hydroplaned on
Highway 2 and crashed
her cruiser in the woods.
She and the Bonifay offi-
cer were treated for their
injuries and subsequently
released from medical
care.
Andrews is currently
charged with felony flee-
ing/attempting to elude,
escape, possession of
methamphetamine, driv-
ing while his license was
suspended or revoked,
burglary of an occupied
dwelling, and grand theft
auto.


Nation Briefs
Ex-teacher Mary Kay
Letonmeau jailed
SEATTLE Former
teacher Mary Kay
Letourneau, who made
headlines after she had
sex with her 12-year-old
student, has been ar-
rested and briefly jailed
in an unrelated case.
KIRO reports she was
arrested Sunday night
and booked into the
King County Jail early
Monday for failing to
appear in court for
a suspended driver's
license case.
The suburban Seattle
teacher became tabloid
fodder in the 1990s
when she was convicted
of raping the sixth-grade
boy when she was 34.
She served a prison sen-
tence and then married
her former student, Vili
Fualaau, in 2005 when
he was 22,
Grham on plae
tuned to SC airpol t
GREENVILLE, S.C.
- Republican U.S. Sen.
Lindsey Graham was on
board a United Airlines
flight to Washington,
D.C., that had to turn
back to the Greenville-
Spartanburg Interna-
tional Airport because a
warning light came on in
the cockpit.
Airport spokesman
RosylinWeston said
the plane landed safely
about 3 p.m. Monday.
From wire reports



Sneads
From Page 1A
that further investigation
revealed a broken tele-
phone line that was se-
cured to the pharmacy's
exterior wall with metal
clips and shoe marks
on the wall, where "the
defendant attempted to
climb the wall by hold-
ing the telephone line."
When it broke away from
the wall, this caused Da-
vis to fall and hurt his
ankle.
No further informa-
tion about the extent of
the injury was available,
though SPD did indicate
that Davis refused EMS
treatment from Jackson
County Fire-Rescue and,
after he was transported
from the scene, an officer
had to carry him from the
patrol car into the police
station.
Found in Davis' pos-
session was a backpack
containing various items
described by police as
"burglary tools" a
custom hammer with
a pick on one side, two
flashlights and some
rope. The man also had a
folding knife in his pants
pocket.
Davis was later trans-
ported to the Jackson
County jail. He was
charged with attempted
burglary of a structure,
possession of burglary
tools and resisting arrest
without violence.


Drugs
From Page 1A

and the name of the driv-
er was not given.
Officers obtained con-
sent to search the vehicle
during the traffic stop and
found a small amount of
suspected methamphet-
amine in" a purse be-
longing to Criswell. The
substance subsequently


field tested positive as
meth, according to the
release. Investigators also
determined that Criswell
is currently on state pro-
bation for grand theft
and obstructing a crime
investigation.
She is charged in this
case with possession of
a controlled substance
and two counts of violat-
ing state probation.


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Senate confirms Yellen to chair Federal Reserve


The Associated Press

WASHINGTON The
Senate confirmed Janet
Yellen on Monday as the
first woman to lead the
Federal Reserve, elevating
'an advocate of fighting un-
employment and a backer
of the central bank's efforts
to spur the economy with
low interest rates and mas-
sive bond purchases.
Yellen, 67, will replace
Ben Bemanke, who is step-
ping down after serving as
chairman for eight years
dominated by the Great
Recession and the Fed's ef-
forts to combat it.
Senators confirmed her
by 56-26, with numerous
absences caused by airline
flight delays forced by arc-
tic temperatures around
much of the country. All
45 voting Democrats were
joined by 11 Republicans
in supporting Yellen, while
26 Republicans voted "no."
Vice chair of the Fed
since '2010, Yellen begins
her four-year term as lead-
er of the century-old bank
on Feb. 1. With the econ-
omy rebounding from the
depths of the recession
but only modestly so far,
many economists expect
her to focus on how to
nurture growth without
putting it into overdrive,
which could risk fueling
inflation.
"The big debate will be
when the Fed should tight-
en and how much, rather
than when to step on the
gas pedal and how hard,"
predicted Bill Cheney,


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
In this Nov. 14 photo, Janet Yellen, of California, smiles as she is introduced as being the first
female to be nominated as Federal Reserve Board chair, prior to testifying on Capitol Hill in
Washington. Yellen was approved by the Senate on Monday, Jan. 6, as the first woman to head
the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history.


chief economist for John
Hancock Financial Servic-
es, who envisions a grow-
ing economy this year.
Under Bernanke, the Fed
has driven short-term in-.
terest rates down to near
zero and flushed money
into the economy with
huge bond purchases,
which it has just started
to ease. Yellen, a strong
Bernanke ally, has sup-
ported those policies 'and
is expected 'to continue
them until concrete signs
emerge of sustained im-
provement of the economy
and job market.
In a written statement,
President Barack Obama
said Yellen's approval
means "the American
people will have a fierce


champion" who will pro-
tect them.
"I am confident that Ja-
net will stand up for Amer-
ican workers, protect con-
sumers, foster the stability
of our financial system and
help keep our economy
growing for years to come,"
Obama said.
Lobbyists for the bank-
ing and financial services
sectors issued statements
pledging to work with
Yellen. Both industries
have led a fight to water
down restrictions im-
posed by Obama's 2010
law overhauling how the
nation's financial system is
regulated.
Native of Brooklyn, N.Y,
Yellen previously headed
the Federal Reserve Bank


of San Francisco, chaired
President Bill Clinton's
Council of Economic Ad-
visers and has been an
economics professor at the
University of California at
Berkeley.
Yellen, who as an aca-
demic has focused on
unemployment and its
.causes, is considered a
"dove" who wants the Fed
more focused on creating
jobs because unemploy-
ment is high and inflation
is low. "Hawks" on these
issues prefer a stronger
emphasis on preventing
inflation.
In brief debate on her
nomination, Sen. Sherrod
Brown, D-Ohio, lauded
Yellen, who was one of the
first to warn in 2007 of a


housing bubble that could
burst and damage the en-
tire economy.
"She understands how
risky financial practices
deep inside the largest
Wall Street banks can have
a terrible and terrifying
impact on American fami-
lies," Brown said.'
But Sen. Charles Grass-
ley, R-Iowa, criticized Yel-
len for supporting the
Fed's "easy money" poli-
cies of low interest rates
and bond purchases.
"No one can deny that
the risks are real and could
be devastating" if those
policies continue for too
long, Grassley said.
Yellen's GOP critics have
said the Fed has inflated
stock and real estate prices
by pumping money into
the markets, creating in-
vestment bubbles that
could burst and wound the
economy anew.
Some also warn that as
the Fed starts to trim its
bond holdings, it could
spook financial markets,
threatening the economy's
recovery by causing stock
prices to drop and interest
rates to rise.
Last month, the Fed an-
nounced that it will start
gradually reducing its $85
billion in monthly bond
purchases, trimming them
back initially to $75 bil-
lion this month and taking
"further measured steps"
as economic conditions
improve.
But the Fed also indicated
that it will keep supporting
an economy that it consid-


ers less than fully healthy.
It said it will continue to
keep interest rates low and
try to boost unusually low
inflation, which can slow
spending and borrowing.
During her November
confirmation hearing be-
fore the Senate Banking
Committee, Yellen said the
Fed's bond buying program
has successfully supported
the economy by keeping
long-term borrowing rates
low.
The Fed's holdings have
reached $4 trillion, more
than -quadruple their level
before the financial crisis
hit in late 2008.
The U.S. economy has
grown only modestly since
the Great Recession offi-
cially ended in June 2009,
though it has shown .en-
couraging signs in recent
months.
President Barack Obama
nominated Yellen in Oc-
tober after considering
selecting Lawrence Sum-
mers, a former Treasury
secretary who had been
a close Obama adviser
early in his presidency.
Summers withdrew 'after
opponents complained
about his temperament
and past support for bank
deregulation.
Obama called Yellen a
"proven leader" and hailed
her frequent focus on the
unemployed, saying, "She
understands the human
cost when people can't
find a job."
Yellen will preside over
her first Fed meetings as
chair on March 18 and 19.


Unemployment bill first up in Senate for 2014


The Associated Press

WASHINGTON The
Senate plunged into an
election-year session
Monday that promises to
be long on political ma-
neuvering and less so on
accomplishment, begin-
ning with a slow-motion
struggle over legislation
to renew lapsed jobless
benefits for the long-term
unemployed.
"I'm optimistic, cau-
tiously optimistic, that
the new year will bring a
renewed spirit of coop-
eration to this chamber,"
said Majority Leader Harry
Reid, D-Nev., in the first
remarks of the year on the
Senate floor.
Within moments, he
pivoted, accusing Repub-
licans of "never ending
obstruction" to President
Barack Obama's proposals
over the past'five years.
A test vote on the unem-
ployment bill the year's


first showdown was
postponed at the last min-
ute until Tuesday morning
at the behest of Republi-
cans, who noted that more
than a dozen lawmakers
had been unable to return
to Washington because of
bad weather.
Even then the rhetoric
was heated. "It's trans-
parent this is a political
exercise," said Sen. John
Cornyn, R-Texas, moments
before Reid agreed to the-
delay.
Democratic support-
ers of the three-month
extension of jobless ben-
efits said they were close
to the 60 votes needed to
advance the White House-
backed bill. Their chances
hinged oh securing back-
ing from at least four Re-
publicans in addition to
Sen. Dean Heller of high-
unemployment Nevada, a
co-sponsor.
The bill would restore
between 14 weeks and 47


weeks of benefits to an es-
timated 1.3 million long-
term jobless affected when
the program expired on
Dec. 28. Payments, which
average about $256 weekly,
will be cutoff to thousands
more in the coming weeks
as their initial 28 weeks'
worth of unemployment
benefits expire.
The bill is the first on the
Senate's agenda for the
year and part of a heaping
portion of leftovers from
2013.
House and Senate law-
makers are negotiating
privately over legislation
to keep the government
operating normally when
current funding expires
Jan. 15. Agreement is ex-
pected quickly, since the
two sides and the White
House reached agreement
on an overall spending cap
before adjourning for the
holidays.
A separate set of talks is
on legislation to replace


expired farm and feeding
programs. And just ahead
is a requirement to raise
the nation's debt limit.
The House is scheduled
to return from its year-
end break on Tuesday,
and already, majority Re-
publicans have served no-
tice they will continue to
challenge Democrats over
the health care program
known as "Obamacare."
In a memo to the rank
and file last week, Major-
ity Leader Eric Cantor, R-
Va., said there would be a
vote quickly on legislation
requiring "prompt noti-
fication in the event of a
breach involving personal
information."
The health care law is
expected to be a central
issue in next fall's election
with control of the House
and Senate at stake, and
Democrats were on the
defensive at the end of last
year when a major expan-
sion of the program had


a debut that was widely
panned by lawmakers in
both parties and by Obama
'himself.
The political stakes were
immediately on display as
lawmakers headed back to
the Capitol.
The Senate Democrats'
campaign organization
issued a statement pre-
dicting, "nearly every Re-
publican Senate candidate
in the country -will align
themselves with the tea
party to block the renewal
of long-term unemploy-
ment benefits, and Ameri-
can families have only
begun to feel the painful
consequences."
House Republicans
focused their energy
'elsewhere.
They' unveiled a mock
"Obamacare" campaign
pledge and challenged
Democratic lawmakers to
sign it.
"The law may be incred-
ibly unpopular as people


in my district are kicked off
health care and watch as
their premiums and costs
skyrocket, but I still sup-
port this law and com-
mit that I will continue to
support it through Elec-
tion Day," it says.
In the Senate, Democrats
said the unemployment
legislation would benefit
the jobless and the nation-
al economy as well.
"These are people who
want to work;, but they
need some help," Sen.
Jack Reed, D-R.I., said of
the men and women who
have been out of work lon-
ger than 26 or 28 weeks.
Many, he said, are middle-
class, middle-aged people
who never thought they
would wind up in the situ-
ation in which they find
themselves.
Reid said that as the un-
employed spend the funds
they receive, the overall
economy grows by $1.50
for every $1 in benefits.


High Court puts Utah same-sex marriage on hold


The Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY Gay
couples in Utah were
thrown into legal limbo
Monday as the U.S. Su-
preme Court put a halt to
same-sex marriages in the
state, turning jubilation
to doubt just weeks after
a judge's ruling sent more
than a thousand couples
rushing to get married.
The justices did not rule
on the merits of the case
or on same-sex marriage
bans in general, leaving
both sides confident they'll
ultimately win. The deci-
sion stays in effect while
the Denver-based 10th
-U.S. Circuit Court of Ap-
peals considers the long-
term question of whether
gay couples have a right to
wed in Utah.
For those couples who
just got married or were
planning their nuptials
the latest twist in the
legal battle clouds what
was seen as a cause for
celebration.
"It feels like we are sec-
ond-class citizens during
the stay," said Moudi Sbe-
ity, who is waiting to get
married until the legal pro-
cess plays out. "There's also
the fear of the unknown of
what might come next."
Sbeity and partner Derek
IKitchen are among three


In this Dec. 20 photo, Chris Serrano (left) and Clifton Webb
embrace after being married, outside of the marriage division
of the Salt Lake County Clerk's Office in Salt Lake City.


couples who brought the
Utah lawsuit that led to the.
surprise Dec. 20 ruling by
U.S. District Judge Robert
Shelby, who said the state's
ban on same-sex marriage
violated gay and lesbian
couples' constitutional
rights.
State officials praised
Monday's decision to put
a hold on things, saying
it should have come ear-
lier. Two previous courts
turned down their request
for a stay.
"Clearly, the stay should
have been granted with
the original District Court
decision in order to have
avoided the uncertainty
created by this unprece-
dented change," Gov. Gary
Herbert said.
The Supreme Court's
unsigned order did not
indicate anyone dissented


from the decision to halt
same-sex marriages in
Utah. Justice Sonia Soto-
mayor, who handles emer-
gency appeals from Utah
and the five other states
in the 10th Circuit, turned
the matter over to the en-
tire court.
Many believe the Su-
preme Court will settle the
issue for good. Utah At-
torney General Sean Reyes
said the court's decision
indicates an interest in
Utah's case, and he hopes
the justices issue a final
answer.
Others doubt the high
court will step in any time
soon. In June, the justices
decided not to weigh in
on the constitutionality of
defining marriage as be-
ing between a man and
woman,/relying instead on
a technical legal argument


to resolve the issue in Cali-
fornia and clear the way
for same-sex marriage in
the state.
The ruling Monday
doesn't necessarily give
any indication of how the
justices would rule on the
issue, said Douglas Ne-
Jaime, a professor of law
at the University of Cali-
fornia, Irvine. He believes
justices want the issue to
work its way through nor-
mal legal channels before
they weigh in.
Meanwhile, the state is
trying to determine wheth-
er the marriages that have
already taken place are still
valid
Marriage licenses issued
in 2008 in California prior
to the passage of the state's
same-sex marriage ban
were eventually upheld by
the state supreme court.
But marriages licenses is-
sued in San Francisco in
2004 after mayor Gavin
Newsom told city officials
to grant them were later
invalidated by the state su-
preme court.
That leads Nejaime to
believe a court will need to
rule on Utah's marriages. If
the Utah attorney general
challenges the validity of
the licenses as expected,
that might lead to several
months of limbo for the
couples, he said.


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Indians escape against Pirates, welcome 'Dores


PHOTO BY DANIEL WILLIAMS
Chipola's Ty Baker slams the ball
during a game earlier this season.


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com
The No. 5 Chipola Indians
had to work hard for their first
Panhandle Conference victory
Saturday night in Pensacola,
and they won't get much time
to savor it with the Gulf Coast
Commodores coming to town
tonight.
Chipola won its league opener
77-76 over a game Pensacola
State Pirates squad thanks to
a pair of late free throws by Ja-
maar McKay and will have a


quick turnaround against an
improved and hot Commodores
club.
The Indians faced a six-point
second-half deficit Saturday
night and trailed 72-69 with just
a couple of minutes remaining.
But a big three-pointer by
Sam Cassell, Jr. on a play in
which he was fouled led to a
fonr-point play and the lead for
Chipola.
A pair of Denzel Richardson
free throws put Pensacola back
up with 19 seconds to play, but


McKay drew a foul with seven
seconds on the clock and nailed
both attempts to put the Indians
in front.
The Pirates had one last chance
to win but missed a last-second
three-pointer as time expired.
"It was a great win for us,"
Chipola coach Patrick Blake said.
"I give a lot of credit to (Pensac-
ola State) coach (Pete) Pena and
their team. They played an ex-
cellent game. We were just fortu-
nate enough to make one more
play than them and come out of


there with a great win.,
Cassell, Jr. led the Indians
with 22 points, while Carlos
Morris added 20 points on just
nine shots, with Cinmeon Bow-
ers posting 11 points and nine
rebounds.
Kevin Baker had 16 points to
lead the way for the Pirates, with
Richardson and RaAnthony
Sanders 'each scoring 15 points,
and Shamar Johnson 10 to go
with seven rebounds.

See INDIANS, Page 6B


COLLEGE FOOTBALL






FEC


ALBERT CESARE/ACESARE@OANOW.COM
Auburn Tigers quarterback Nick Marshall (14) is tackled by Florida State Seminoles linebacker Terrance Smith (24) during the first half of the
BCS National Championship at the Rose Bowl on Monday.


Florida State tops Auburn in final minutes for title


The Associated Press

PASADENA, Calif. Ja-
meis Winston threw a 13-
yard touchdown pass to
Kelvin Benjamin with 13
seconds left and No. 1 Flor-
ida State beat No. 2 Auburn
34-31 to win the last BCS na-
tional championship game
on Monday night.
Winston struggled much
of the night but was near
perfect when the Seminoles
-(14-0) needed it most, go-
ing 6 for 7 for 77 yards on
the game-winning 80-yard
drive. A pass interference
penalty on Auburn's Chris


Davis gave Florida State a
first-and-goal at the 2 and
on the next play Winston
hit his big receiver for the
touchdown.
Tre Mason. had given Au-
burn (12-2) a31-27 lead with
a 37-yard touchdown run
with 1:19 left after Kermit
Whitfield had put Florida
State in the lead for the first
time since the first quarter
with a 100-yard kickoff re-
turn to make it 27-24 with
4:31 left.
Mason ran for 195 yards.
Winston was 20 for 35 for
237 yards and two fourth-
quarter touchdown passes.


ALBERT CESARE/ACESARE@OANOW.COM


Auburn Tigers
defensive
-back Jermaine
Whitehead
(9) tackles
Florida State
Seminoles
running
back Karlos
Williams (9)
during the
first half
of the BCS
National
Championship
at the Rose
Bowl on
Monday.


CC Women'


CC Wonmes'
Basketball

Lady Indians

win 6th straight

in PC opener

BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com
The No. 5 Chipola Lady Indians
made it six wins in a row Satur-
day night with a comfortable
91-76 road victory
over the Pensacola
State Lady Pirates
in their Panhan-
dle Conference
opener.
The Lady Indians
(17-1) took control early on,
jumping out to a 10-point lead
eight minutes into the game and
carrying a 42-35 edge into the
halftime break.
Chipola continued to pull
away in the second half and
cruised to victory thanks to a
balanced offensive effort that
included four players in double
figures led by freshman cen-
ter Evelyn Akhator, who had 19
points and 10 rebounds in her
first game back after missing
the previous five with a knee
injury.

See OPENER, Page 6B

CMS Boys'
Basketball

Chipley eases

by Cottondale

BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com
The Chipley Tigers completed
a season sweep of the Cottondale
Hornets on Saturday afternoon
in Chipley, rolling to an 88-55
victory to improve to
8-1 on the year.
Trent Forrest and
Tyrome Sharpe
each scored 21
points to lead the Ti-
gers, while Adrian Sims added 11
points, Brad Hall nine, and Dan-
iel Floyd seven.
Chipley won the first meeting
of the season 79-69 in Cotton-
dale on Nov. 22, though Satur-
day's rematch wasn't nearly as
competitive.
The Tigers jumped out to
a 15-point halftime lead and
blew the game open in the sec-
ond half, overwhelming a Hor-
nets squad that had won five of
its previous six games coming
in.

See EASE, Page 6B


High School Football


Hornets place 3 on All State team


BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com
The Cottondale Hornets had their
best football season in school his-
tory in 2013, and three players off
of the CHS team that made it all
the way to the state semifinals were
recognized with Monday's release of
the Associated Press All State foot-
ball teams.
Three seniors running back Nor-
ris Calhoun, offensive tackle Derrick
Wilson, and defensive back Shaun-
dre McAroy were all named to the
1A Second Team.
The 5-foot-9, 180-pound Calhoun
finished the year with 1,600 yards
and 19 touchdowns on 221 rushes
with the 6-foot-6, 300-pound Wil-
son paving the way from his left


tackle position.
McAroy also carried the ball for
643 yards 'and eight touchdowns,
buthe made his biggest mark on de-
fense by notching 118 tackles in-
cluding 12 for loss three sacks, two
interceptions, four forced fumbles,
and a defensive touchdown from'
his safety position.
Chipley star running back Kobe
McCrary made the first team of-
fense for the Tigers after piling up
1,361 yards and 16 touchdowns on
156 carries in 2013, while teammate
J1 Holmes made the first team on
the offensive line.
State runner-up Blountstown put
three players on the first team and
another on the second, with tight
end Hunter Jordan and offensive


lineman Tommy Futch making first
team on offense, and junior defen-
sive back Corin Peterson making
first team defense.
Blountstown linebacker Antho-
ny Wyrick made the second team
defense.
The Vernon Yellowjackets placed
a pair of defenders on the second
team in linebacker Darius Peterson
and defensive back Austin Brown.
Among the locals named Honor-
able Mention in IA are Sneads run-
ning back Antwan Durn, Blount-
stown kicker Andrew Bennett, and
Blountstown linebacker Javekiel
Brigham.
In 4A, Marianna Bulldogs junior
linebacker Kyle Tanner earned Hon-
orable Mention.


SHS BOYS BASKETBALL


Sneads'

Blake
Johnson
tries to block
the shot of
Blountstown s
Nathan. Dun-
ham during a
game Saturday
in Blount-
*stown. The
2.Tigers won the
- game 55-51.


PHOTO BY JENNIFER BASFORD





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Charlie Strong promises Texas will be tough


The Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas Charlie
Strong talked about being
tough and winning cham-
pionships. That is exactly
what Texas fans wanted to
hear from their new foot-
ball coach.
There's little doubt he
can deliver the first. The
second part will determine
whether he can revive a
dormant program back
and push it back among
the national elite where
the Longhorns are desper-
ately longing to be.


"It's time to put the pro-
gram back on the national
stage," Strong said Mon-
day at his introductory
news conference. "The
mentality is always going
to be mental and physi-
cal toughness ... We will
be a hardnosed football
team."
That's the reputation
Strong brings to Texas,
which has floundered
since playing for the 2009
national championship.
Four seasons of at least
four losses and no Big 12
titles ended with Mack


Brown exiting after 16
years, and Texas turning
to the coach who led Lou-
isville to a 23-3 mark and
two bowl wins the last two
seasons.
Strong also had a repu-
tation of being uncom-
fortable with the media,
but with his wife and
two daughters sitting in
the front row watching
him, he breezed through
his 45-minute news
conference with smiles
and jokes before end-
ing with the trademark
"Hook'em Horns" hand


signal for the cameras.
"Let's go win foot-
ball games," Strong
said. "Let's go win
championships."
The 53-year-old Strong
clearly has some of the
same pages from Brown's
playbook. He embraced
the legacy of Texas's foot-
ball tradition when he en-
tered the room and hugged
Edith Royal, the widow of
former Longhorns coach
Darrell Royal who won
national titles in 1963 and
1969 and a share of a third
in 1970.


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
A welcome sign is displayed on the scoreboard at Darrell K
Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium for new Texas football coach
Charlie Strong on Monday.


Golden:


'Humbling and


flattering' to be pursued


The Associated Press

CORAL GABLES, Fla.
- Miami coach Al Golden
said Monday that he has
been pursued by other
programs, doing so while
reaffirming his commit-
ment to the Hurricanes
and' refusing to discuss
his reported candidacy at
Penn State.
Further, Golden repeat-
ed that he's ready to ex-.
perience working without
the NCAA investigatory
cloud hanging over the
school.
"It's humbling and flat-
tering, a testament to our
staff and student-athletes,
that other people express
interest in us," Golden
said.
Golden is 22-15 in three
seasons at Miami and was
widely pegged as a candi-
date for Penn State, which


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Miami coach Al Golden talks during a football news conference
on Monday.


made sense for many rea-
sons. He played for Joe Pa-
terno, was a Nittany Lions
captain and his experi-
ence at Miami throughout
its rogue-booster scandal
showed that he can lead
a program through diffi-
cult off-the-field matters,
much in the same way


that Bill O'Brien did for
two seasons before leaving
Penn State.
But the NCAA issue is
essentially dead now at
Miami, and Golden can
spend this month doing
something he's yet to do
in his tenure with the Hur-
ricanes, that being close


the assembly of a recruit-
ing class without having
anyone wonder how much
trouble the Nevin Shap-
iro matter will ultimately
cause the school. The
NCAA said last year that
Miami's football program
will lose nine scholarships
over three years.
"We've made a lot of
progress now," Golden
said. "This will be our first
year being able to going
out and recruit without
any NCAA cloud hanging
over us. There's a big part
of me that wants that. I
haven't experienced that.
None of us have experi-
enced that. We haven't re-
ally experienced a season
or a training camp with-
out that hanging over our
heads."
So the NCAA matter
is done, and Golden is
staying.


Clemson's Watkins says hels entering NFL draft


The Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. Clemson's re-
cord-setting wide receiver Sammy
Watkins says he's headed to the
NFL.
The 6-foot-1, 205-pound junior
from Fort Myers, Fla., confirmed re-
ports that he's leaving school, saying
Monday that he is entering May's
NFL draft.
"After much prayerful consider-
ation, I have decided to take the next
step in pursuing my lifelong dream
of playing in the NFL," Watkins said
in a statement released by Clemson.
Watkins has set 23 school records
in three seasons. He finished his ca-
reer as the most outstanding player
of the Orange Bowl. He caught 16
passes for 227 yards and two touch-
downs in No. 12 Clemson's 40-35
win over seventh-ranked Ohio
State.
Watkins is considered the top re-
ceiver prospect available and a top-
15 selection in the NFL draft.
Watkins leaves as the school's all-
time leader with 240 receptions,
3,391 receiving yards and 15 games
with 100 or more yards. His 27 career


THEASSOCIATED PRESS
Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins
makes a catch during college football
practice on Dec. 30.
touchdowns tied the Clemson mark
of former teammate DeAndre Hop-
kins, who left after his.junior season
last year and became a first-round
draft pick of the Houston Texans.
- Watkins was an instant sensation
from the moment he walked on
campus in 2011, helping the Tigers


to an 8-0 start and their first Atlan-
tic Coast Conference title in two de-
cades. He was an AP All-American
that season with 82 catches, 1,219
yards and 12 touchdowns.
Things took a turn as a sophomore
due to injuries and a two-game sus-
pension to start the season after
Watkins' offseason drug arrest. Wat-
kins pledged to rededicate himself
to football and the Tigers and that
showed this past fall with single-
season school marks of 101 catches
and 1,464 yards.
"I would not have this opportu-
nity without the support and en-
couragement of my family, coaches,
teammates, and the best fans in col-
lege football. No matter where my
next steps may lead, I wAl always
take pride" in Clemson, Watkins
said.
Tigers coach Dabo Swinney told
The Associated Press Monday that
Watkins has shown what can be ac-
complished when you combine tal-
ent and work ethic.
"We have won 32 games, the ACC
and the Orange Bowl since he ar-
rived," Swinney said. "Pretty obvious
the impact he has had."


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles (5) looks to throw
as teammate Storm Johnson (8) watches Baylor defensive
back Sam Holl (25) during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl
on Jan. 1.


UCF QB Bortles


and RB Johnson


leaving for NFL


The Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla.,- Blake
Bortles arrived at UCF as
a virtual unknown quar-
terback with modest ex-
pectations. Running back
Storm Johnson was a
transfer looking for a new
start.
Both are heading to the
NFL after leading to the
Knights to the most suc-
cessful campaign in pro-
gram history.
The players announced
Monday that they will
skip their ,senior sea-
sons and enter the NFL
draft.
"After a lot of delibera-
tions and talking with my
parents, I've decided to
try and pursue my goal to
play in the NFL and cap-
ture my lifelong dream,"
Bortles said. "I just
couldn't be more proud
to say I played football at
UCF, and it was the best
four years of my life."
In his second year as the
Knights' starter, Bortles
helped UCF bounce back
from a narrow early sea-
son loss to South Carolina
to win end the season on a
nine-game winning streak
and upset win over heav-
ily favored Baylor in the
Fiesta Bowl.
Bortles was a constant
throughout UCF's run to


its first BCS bowl, help-
ing the Knights survive in
seven games decided by
seven or few points. It in-
cluded a 21-point come-
back in an upset win over
Louisville. The 12-1 record
was a program best.
He finished 2013 pass-
ing for 3,581 yards and 25
touchdowns. The season
followed a sophomore
campaign in which he had
25 touchdowns and threw
for more 3,059 yards.
Johnson transferred
from Miami after his
freshman season in 2010.
After sitting out in 2011,
he spent his first year
at UCF in 2012 backing
up Latavius Murray. He
was then elevated to the
starting job as a junior
this season and finished
with 1,139 yards and 14
touchdowns.
"This was a tough jour-
ney for me and I'm just
super proud to have the
support of coach (George)
O'Leary and the coaching
staff," Johnson said. "It
was a hard decision, but I
had to make the best deci-
sion for me."
Both Bortles and John-
son sought ratings from
the NFL Draft Advisory
Board. Several analysts
project Bortles as one of
the top three quarterbacks
available in the draft.


Sport Briefs


High School
Boys Basketball
Tuesday- Marianna at
Graceville, 5:30 p.m. and
7 p.m.; Sneads at Vernon,
5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Cot-
tondale at Blountstown,
5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Thursday- Malone at
Sneads, 5:30 p.m. and 7
p.m.; Graceville at Altha,
5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Friday- Graceville at
Cottondale, 5:30 p.m. and
7 p.m.; Wewahitchka at
Sneads, 5:30 p.m. and 7
p.m.; Marianna at West
Florida, 6 p.m. and 7:30
p.m.
Saturday- Malone at
Central, 6:30 p.m.

High School
Girls Basketball
Tuesday- Marianna at
Graceville, 4 p.m.; Sneads
at Vernon, 4 p.m.; Cot-
tondale at Blountstown,


4p.m.
Thursday- Graceville
at Cottondale, 5:30 p.m.;
Sneads at Blountstown,
5:30 p.m.
Friday- Wewahitchka at
Sneads, 4 p.m.; Marianna
at West Florida, 4 p.m.
Saturday- Malone at
Central, 5 p.m.

Chipola Basketball
The Chipola men's and
women's basketball teams
will play host to Gulf Coast
on Tuesday night, with the
women's game tipping off
at 5:30 p.m. followed by
the men at 7:30 p.m.

MERE Basketball
Marianna Recreation
Department will offer
three basketball leagues
for youth ages 5 to 13,
with registration to be
held through Jan. 10 from
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The
Marianna Educational and


Recreational Expo (MERE)
located at 3625 Caverns
Road in Marianna.
The registration fee
for Basketball is $30 for
participants. The fee must
be paid with a check or
money order; no checks
will be accepted. No one
will be allowed to register
after Jan. 10.
Registration forms may
also be picked up and
dropped off at City Hall.
All participants must
bring a copy of their birth
certificate.
For more information
visit us at www.leaguel-
ineup.com/mrd. The age
of all participants on Nov.
1 of the current year will
be the player's age for the
entire season.
Anyone that may be
interested in coaching a
team or officiating youth
basketball please con-
tact with the Marianna
Recreation Department at


482-6228 or come by dur-
ing registration.

Jackson County
Travel Baseball
Jackson County Base-
ball will have tryouts
for 9U travel baseball
Jan. 18 from noon to 3
p.m. at Jennings Field in
Marianna.
Those attending will
need baseball pants,
cleats, and a glove, and
players from Jackson
County and surrounding
counties are all invited.
Those who attend will
also be entered into a
drawing for a chance to
win a $30 gift card from
Hibbett Sports.
For any further infor-
mation, call 209-5834 or
557-0419.

Sports Items
Send all sports items to


editorial@jcfloridan.com,
or fax them to 850-482-
4478. The mailing address


for the paper is Jackson
County Floridan P.O. Box
520 Marianna, FL 32447.


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ACROSS
1 Cry of pain
4 Rocky peak
7 Pro.- (in
proportion)
11 Mouths, in
zoology
12 Kimono
sashes
14 Sleeping
15 Heredity
source
(2 wds.)
17 Husky's
vehicle
18 Cloud
seeding
compound
19 Quaking
trees
21 Salon styles
22 Deceive
23 Dismantle
a tent
26- oldie
29 Caboose's
place
30 Hunter's
garb
31 Bark
3330-day mo.
34 Many
turkeys
35 Whodunit
suspect
36Close
38 King-sized
spoon


Answer to Previous Puzzle


39 Judge's
specialty
40 Diego
41 Blazing
44 Elbows
48Jungle
crushers
49 Confirms
(2 wds.)
51 Cowboy's
bed
52 Dry
53 Historic
time
54Square
footage
55 Family
mem.
56 Tofu base

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baseball
2 Two-color
cookie
3 Magic stick
4 Head
honcho
(2 wds.)
5 Reed
instruments
6 Carnival
city
7 Sounded
hoarse
8 Competent
9 Youthful
one


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humans
37 Baked -
38 Hardy's
other half
40 Nab
41 "Waterloo"
pop group
42Quartet
43 Freeway
strip
45 Departs
46 French
money
47 Hang
around
50 Always, to
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Dear Annie: When I was a freshman in
high school, I became friends with 'Ag-
nes,",who was (like me) something of a
social outcast. Agnes still considers me to
be her best friend. That was 10 years ago.
We have both grown up to be very
different people. I am repelled by Agnes'
lifestyle of promiscuity and high-risk
behaviors. Although she is free with
praise and is loyal in an odd sort of way,
she is incredibly narcissistic and often
condescending. Add to that a volatile and
sometimes violent temper, and she is a
person I no longer want in my life. Still,
we have a history. When she says I am
"the only one who has stuck with her,"
I feel a responsibility to maintain the
friendship. I am also fond of her 5-year-
old son.
I don't want to be dishonest by pre-
tending that her decisions, her man-
ner and her lifestyle don't bother me. It
seems dishonorable. But if I tell her any


Bridge

The International Bridge Press Association jury does
a tough job in choosing the annual award winners in
four categories: bidding, declarer play, defense and
juniors.
This deal, which would have been my junior winner,
could have also been in the declarer-play list. South
was Adam Kaplan of New Port Richie, Fla.
In the auction, one club showed 16-plus points; four
clubs was a control-bid (cue-bid); four spades was
Roman Key-Card Blackwood; five clubs indicated one
key-card (an ace or the heart king); five clubs asked for
the heart queen; and six hearts showed that card and
denied a side-suit king.
After winning with dummy's spade ace, declarer
cashed the heart ace. When East dropped the 10,
South deduced that hearts were 3-1. He cashed
dummy's club king, played a club to his ace, and led
his last spade.
If West had found the best defense, discarding a dia-
mond, declarer would have won with dummy's spade
king and led another spade, discarding his remaining
diamond the key play. Probably East would have led
a spade, but Kaplan would have-ruffed high, played a
diamond to dummy's ace, ruffed dummy's diamond
seven, and crossruffed the rest of the tricks.
Instead, West trumped the second spade and
returned his third heart. Kaplan claimed, saying that
he would discard his last diamond on dummy's spade
king and ruff his two low clubs on the board.
Brilliant, especially for someone who was only 16
years old.


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13Downhill
events
16 Pillow filler
20 Barn
neighbor
23 Subject for
Keats
24 Garish sign
25 Do road
work
26 Strong,
as venison
27Got a
load of
28 Hardware
item
30 Fly traps
32 Game or
season
opener?
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of this, I know it will lead to a nasty con-
frontation. The truth about my feelings
would crush her. She considers friend-
ship and loyalty to be sacred and would
take my disapproval as a betrayal of her
trust. Should I tell her the truth for my
sake or continue the deception for hers?
CONFLICTED
Dear Conflicted: It depends on what
you want. If your goal is not to see Agnes
anymore, go ahead and let loose. People
outgrow friendships all the time. You
don't have to maintain this one, although
it means you would not be around to
show her son what a stable person looks
like. You also could slowly make yourself
less available to Agnes so there is no
confrontation at all while the relation-
ship withers. But a true friend would
tell Agnes gently and kindly that you are
worried about her. In turn, Agnes, while
not pleased, would accept your concern
and not cut you out of her son's life.


Horoscope
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19) Focus on your home
and make changes that
ease your stress and add to
your comfort.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
19) Setting a goal and
focusing on your destina-
tion will prove a sure strat-
egy for happiness. Keep an
open mind.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March
20) Lend a helping
hand, and you will make
new contacts and win sup-
port for your own goals.
ARIES (March 21-April
19) Don't let opposition
stand between you and
what you think is right.
Choose your words wisely,
and don't mince them.
TAURUS (April 20-May
20) Keep your eyes
open. There will be plenty
of obscure movements
underway that could go
easily unnoticed if you
aren't observant.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
-You need to go where
the action is, and don't
be afraid to get physical.
Participate and make a
difference.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
- Avoid letting a critic put
pressure on you. Concen-
trate on the activities that
you feel most comfortable
doing.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
- Make a personal change
that will give you some-
thing to look forward to.
Improve your appeal or fix
up a space to help hone
your domestic skills.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
-A positive attitude and
a plan will lead to satisfac-
tion and gratification. Love
is on the rise.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct.
23) Stay calm and be
realistic. You mustn't feel
threatened or pressured
into -doing something that
you don'f'want to do.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
22) Let your concerns
be known. Schedule
meetings or engage in an
activity that will bring you
knowledge. Explore your
more creative ideas. Some-
one from your past will
help you make a decision.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-
Dec. 21) Make changes
at home. A move to a
location that offers greater
financial opportunities
should be considered.


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Press Operator
Dothan Eagle has an immediate opening for a press operator. Responsibilities include setup,
operation, repair and maintenance of Press/Plate Making Equipment; meeting company
guidelines to produce high quality products within strict deadlines. Successful candidate
must be capable of maintaining a clean work environment while following company safety
guidelines and adhere to production print schedules and employee work schedules to coincide
with production schedules. Must fully comply with all company policies and procedures and
at all times when representing the company, operate in a thorough professional manner
including communication, attendance, punctuality, and dress.
This position requires a minimum two years production line experience, strong mechanical
background, or printing experience. High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
Company benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, and 401K.
Pre-employment drug and background screen required. EOE/M/F/D/V.
You may apply on line at: www.bhmginc.com
or you may send your resume to:
C.... harlie Gibson, Dothan Eagle, 227 North Oates. Street, Dothan, AL 36303.
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Seeking Dynamic and Innovative
Managing Editor
The Dothan Eagle, a 26,000 daily newspaper located in Dothan, Al, is seeking a superstar
Managing Editor. We are a BH Media company located in Southeast Al just 80 miles from
the sugar white beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. We have sister weekly and daily publications
in Marianna Florida, Enterprise Al, Eufaula Al, and Opelika, Al. The paper seeks a deadline-
oriented all-purpose editor with a strong passion for local content. The position requires
competency and experience in all areas including staff supervision, reporting, editing,
page design, social media, photography and online news presentation.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must have a proven track record of successfully managing day to day
operations of an active newsroom.
This position requires brilliant news judgment, strong leadership and coaching skills,
solid community relations and a passion for both digital and print journalism.
You mustdemonstrate extremely innovative thinking all while maintaining a good
sense of humor and positive attitude.
The ideal candidate will have at least TEN years experience in journalism with a
minimum of five years of experience as an assigning and supervising editor.
Daily newspaper newsroom and digital media experience is a must.
Strong ability to meet deadlines consistently and perform under pressure.
Journalism degree from a reputable college or university.

The paper offers an outstanding benefits package that
includes vacation, quality health insurance and a 401K plan.
EOE/M/F/D/V.
Pre-employment drug and background screen required.
You may apply online at www.bhmginc.com


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The Jackson County Floridan
is looking for a
Dock Worker
for newspaper distribution.
The dock worker provides security and
quality control for newspaper distribution
and archives. This position assists with
deliveries, route and rack maintenance and
is responsible for the maintaining the
parking lot and mailroom.
This position works 10:30pm to 7:00am
Monday through Thursday and Saturday
with occasional overtime and some
holidays. The ideal candidate is dependable,
has reliable transportation, has experience
working nights, is security minded, has good
math skills, is able to lift and carry 50 Ibs,
has experience in customer service,
works well with others and is able to work
without supervision.
We offer a full benefit package that
includes, medical, dental, 401K and paid
vacation. EOE/M/F/D/V. Pre-employment
drug and background screen required.
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1/1 apt near Blue Springs $525/month;
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2BR/11h BA Apartment-For Rent in
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Do. Call 850-482-5134 -4


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


RECREATION


Winnebago 1995 Vectra 33 ft. C/H&A, auto lev-
eling, Q-bed, new tires, batteries, frig. 7.5 Onan
generator, 1g. awning, lots of storage in & out-
side, micr-convection oven combo, gas stove,
hot water heater, 30 or 50 amp power, all
original paper work. $20,000. OBO 334-585-6689
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Ford 1994 F-150 XLT, single cab, auto, 302 V8,
dual tanks, PS, PB, PS, PDL, PW, complete
brake job, full tune up. Red/Silver, red cloth
seat. Looks, runs and drives good. Must see!
$4,595. Owner, Dothan, 334-671-3059.
Ford 2001 Taurus, 231K miles,
good condition. $1700. Send inquiries to:
lgriffin@dothaneagle.com
or Call 334-712-7962 from 9-5


2 & 3 BR Mobile Homes Grand Marque 2008 leather seat, 1-owner
in Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595 low mileage, black w/ gray int. new tires,
mi Garage kept looks like new 334-797-5151


* Alford 3/2 Brick Home Engery Efflecent
2 car garage and covered porch $850 Mo. +
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Honda 2009 Accord, 41 door. Super Sharp! Like
new. $200 down. $249 per month. Call Ron Ellis
334-714-0028.
Mazda 2008 Miata MX5 4cyl. Loaded. In great
condition. 31.000 miles. Silver with black top.
$14.500. 334-405-7402


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As Deputy Clerk


g nilirn rin i lini13 This Notice is provided pursuant to Administra-
tive Order No. 2.065. In accordance with the
IIB I EBi NI l Americans with the Disabilities Act, If you are a
person with a disability who needs any accom-
H0 11 U m m11M modation in order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to
SERICS FFRE the provision of certain assistance. Please
contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O.
Box 1089, Panama City, Florida 32402 or by
Cie ~n Y'o'ur Clos phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days
I will buy yiour slightly used before your scheduled court appearance, or
I will buy yoir slightly used :,immediately upon receiving this notification if
undamaged clothing. the time before the scheduled appearance is
less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing im-
Coll (850) 348-0588 paired, please call 711.
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Lincoln 2004 Town Car
-Signature, loaded, leath-
er, like new, clean, 94k
miles, owner, $7500.
334-790-7959.

(Metallic Red), Cream
Leather, all power, sun
roof, dial-in door, cooled
and heated seats, navigation, new tires, new
battery. Only 70000 miles. Is in immaculate
condition. $14,500. Call 334-693-2603
Nissan 2009 Altima. Good family car, great gas
mileage, fully loaded, pwr windows, cruise, AT,
AM-FM, CD. $250 down, $250 per month. Call
Steve Hatcher 334-791-8243.
Nissan Altima 2013, low miles, Must Sell!! $200
down, $279 per month. Call Ron Ellis 334-714-
0028.
RIDE TODAY!
GOT BAD CREDIT?
no $0 Down/ist Payment,
Tax, Tag & Title Pass
^BHLB Repo pass bankruptcy
LOW CREDIT OK SSI & VA OK
Call Steve Pope 334-803-9550
Toyota 2011 Camry SE, Prices Are Out of Sight!
Roof, wheels, pwr seat, pwr windows, AT,
AM/FM/CD, Great gas mileage. $300 down,
$300 per month. Call Steve Hatcher 334-791-
8243.

1981 BMW Motorcycle R100RS 1000cc Red
Smoke. Perfect condition, Many extras. $4,995.
Call 334-470-1972 or 470-1971.
2007 V STAR 1300 (Black) One Owner, Garage
Keep, Like New, 2000 Miles $5,500. Bought in
2009 from Wards' Yamaha. 334-707-8074
2008 High Booster 1300 GSX Motorcycle Navy
Blue w/pipes baffled out and jet pipes. Nice,
Only 7745 Miles. $7000. 850-573-4630.
METRIC BIG TWIN 2004 Suzuki Volusia 830 cc
15k miles, garage kept, chromed out, over 4k in
accessories, kick shifter, floorboards Vance
and Hines pipes, windshield, driving lights,
crash bar, bags, factory sissy bar, see to appre-
ciate, a steal at 3.5 k obo. 334-794-8709

V ~ Ford 1987 Bronco 4x4
RUNS GREAT!! Good tires.
New Sears battery, rear
window motor, fuel gauge.
Brakes recently overhauled. Less than 10k
miles on major tune-up (including distributor,
plugs, wires, oxygen sensor, etc.) Been used as
my hunting camp truck the last 7 years. Asking
$3,400. 334-750-5000

16' Flatbed Utility Trailer Like new. Purchased
in 2010. Asking $1,400 cash.334-685-4807

1997 FORD Econoline Club Wagon Van Seats II
people. 273k, Runs great, great. needs some
sm. repairs. Accepting closed bids, closed bids
at 1334) 308-2480. Starting bid is $1500.
All proceeds will go to the DAV Chapter a9


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LF160346
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 09-1072CA
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., successor by merger
to BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P.
Plaintiff,
vs.
JESSICA DILMORE; BRYAN S. DILMORE; BETTY
J. WHETNALL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BETTY J.
WHETNALL IF ANY; WEST FLORIDA ELECTRIC
COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION, INC. A/K/A WEST
FLORIDA ELECTRIC; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE;
Defendants.
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order
Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated Decem-
ber 16, 20,13, and entered in Case No. 09-
1072CA, of the Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial
Circuit in and for JACKSON County, Florida.
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., successor by merger
to BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P.
is Plaintiff and JESSICA DILMORE; BRYAN S.
DILMORE; BETTY J. WHETNALL; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF BETTY J.. WHETNALL IF ANY; JOHN
DOE; JANE DOE; WEST FLORIDA ELECTRIC CO-
OPERATIVE ASSOCIATION, INC. A/K/A WEST
FLORIDA ELECTRIC; are defendants. I will sell
to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE
NORTH DOOR, at 4445 LAFAYETTE STREET, MA-
RIANNA in JACKSON County, FLORIDA 32446, at
11:00 A.M., on the 6th day of February, 2014,
the following described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to wit:
BEGIN AT NE CORNER OF S 1/2 OR SE 1/4 OF SE
1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE
12 WEST, GO SOUTH 137.5 FEET FOR POINT OF
BEGINNING, THENCE WEST 400 FEET, THENCE
SOUTH 110 FEET, THENCE EAST 400 FEET,
THENCE NORTH 110 FEET TO POINT OF BEGIN-
NING. LYING AND BEING IN JACKSON COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
TOGETHER WITH A 2006 CAVALIER MOBILE
HOME WITH SERIAL NUMBERS:
CV06AL0268506A AND CV06AL0268506B
A person claiming an interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any, other than the property
owner as of the date of the lis pendens must
file a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 18th day of December, 2013.
/s/DALE RABON GUTHRIE
As Clerk of said Court


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NFL


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels
talks with quarterback Tom Brady (12) in the third quarter of
al game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.


McDaniels confirms

interview with Browns


The Associated Press

CLEVELAND The
presumed favorite in
the Browns' coaching
search says he's in the
running.
New England offensive
coordinator Josh. McDan-
iels confirmed he inter-
viewed over ihe weekend
with Cleveland owner
Jimmy Haslam and CEO
Joe Banner. The team is
searching for its second
coach in a year and sev-
enth since 1999 after fir-
ing Rob Chudzinski last
week.
"We met and that's about
all there is at this point,"
McDaniels said Monday
during a conference call.
"Nothing further."
The Browns began the
second week of their
search with no conclusions
.in sight. McDaniels wasn't
offered the job because
NFL rules prohibit teams
from making offers to as-
sistant coaches on playoff
teams until they are out of
the postseason.
Even if the Browns want
to hire McDaniels, they
can't discuss a contract
with him until New Eng-


land's season ends. The
Patriots, play Indianapolis
on Saturday in a division-
al playoff.
McDaniels, who went
11-17 as Denver's coach
before he was fired, did
not divulge details of his
meeting.
"The opportunities are
certainly flattering if they
come up," said McDan-
iels, a native of Canton,
Ohio. "That being said,
I am going to try to keep
my focus on the Colts and
our preparation this week.
Like I've said in the past,
I'm fortunate to have the
job I have, and I love be-
ing here. I love doing what
I'm doing. Each opportu-
nity that comes along is a
little different and I'm go-
ing to, leave it at that and
continue to put my effort
and attention into the
Colts this week."
McDaniels is one of
three candidates known
to have interviewed with
Haslam and Banner. The
Browns' top brass also
interviewed Seattle de-
fensive coordinator Dan
Quinn and Arizona de-
fensive coordinator Todd
Bowles.


New play-caller for Dolphins in 2014


The Associated Press

MIAMI A punchless
offense in the final two
games kept the Miami
Dolphins out of the post-
season, and they'll have a
new play-caller in 2014.
Offensive coordinator
Mike Sherman was fired
Monday, the first change
by the team since the holi-
day collapse. Coach Joe
Philbin defended Sherman
the day after the season,
but owner Stephen Ross
was expected to demand
some sort of shake-up fol-
lowing the dismal finish:
Sherman joined the Dol-
phins when Philbin was
hired two years ago, and
the two have been close
for more than 30 years. But
this season Sherman's unit
ranked 27th in the NFL
in yards, allowed a fran-
chise-record 58 sacks and
scored once in its final 24
possessions.
The Dolphins (8-8) would
have made the playoffs if
they had won one of their
final two games against
the Bills and Jets. Instead,
theywere beaten by a com-
bined score of 39-7.
Other changes in Phil-
bin's staff are possible, and
.offensive line coach Jim
Turner's status remains in
doubt. The line was the
focus of a bullying scandal
that mushroomed at mid-
season and left the Dol-
phins without two starters,
and the NFL has yet to re-
lease a report on its inves-
tigation into the case.
Philbin thanked Sher-
man for his contributions
in a brief statement an-
nouncing the firing.
"Mike has been a men-
tor to me throughout my
coaching career, dating
back to 1979," Philbin
said. "He is a man of great
integrity, dedicated to his


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) frres a pass against the New York Jets during
the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29,


family, his team, his play-
ers and his profession. On
behalf of the entire Miami
Dolphins organization I
want to wish Mike and his
family the very best in the
future."
Sherman has a six-year
relationship with quarter-
back Ryan Tannehill dating
to their days at Texas A&M,
where Sherman was Tan-
nehill's head coach. Tan-
nehill won the Dolphins'
starting job in training
camp as a rookie in 2012
and showed considerable
progress this year until the
final two games, when he
played poorly.
"Coach Sherman and I
have a great relationship,"
Tannehill said in a state-
ment released by the Dol-
phins. "He has made sig-
nificant contributions to
the Dolphin organization,


and I am very grateful to
have had the opportunity
to play for him for the last
sixyears. I learned so much
about football and life in
that time, and for that I am
forever grateful."
While Tannehill threw
for 3,913 yards and 24
scores this season, Sher-
man's play-calling came
into question because of
the team's pass-run imbal-


ance. Miami passed the
ball 65 percent of the time,
third-highest in the NFL,
and had games where they
rushed for 2, 14, 20 and 22
yards.
The Dolphins have
missed. the playoffs five
years in a row and haven't
won a 'postseason game
since 2000. Philbin is 15-17
in his first head-coaching
job.


Panthers WR Smith says he will play vs. 49ers


The Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C.
- Panthers wide re-
ceiver Steve Smith says
he'll play Sunday against
the San Francisco 49ers
in the NFC divisional
playoffs.
What he can't predict


Indians
From Page 1B'
Chipola won despite
committing 18 turnovers
and surrendering 58 per-
cent shooting from the
field for the Pirates, over-
coming it by outrebound-
ing Pensacola by nine
and making 24-of-27
from the free throw line
to just 15-of-28 for the
Pirates.
But while happy to come
out with a victory, Blake
said he was disappointed
by his team's lack of con-
sistency at the defensive
end of the court.
"I told the guys I. was
proud of them for not giv-
ing in in a very tough en-
vironment against a team
that shot 58 percent and
finding a way to make


Opener
From Page 1B
Sophomore post Bri-
anna Wright, who thrived
in Akhator's absence, con-
tinued her run of excellent,
play with 18 points and
13 rebounds for her sec-
ond double-double of the
year.
Janisha Lindsey, who
started for the sixth straight
time in place of suspended
point guard Diamonisha


Ease
From Page 1B
Kadeem Webb scored 19
points to lead the Hornets,
while Tre Lee added 18.
J Cottondale fell to 7-6


is how his sprained left
knee will feel during the
game.
Smith said Monday "it's
not about can I go. It's
about how confident do I
feel when I am going. I will
play Sunday. But it's about
how much I don't worry
about the 'knee and


plays at the end, but I
thought we did a very poor
job executing the game
plan defensively," he said.
"The reason they shot 58
percent was they were able
to get to the rim any time
they wanted. We've just got
to do a better job of com-
ing out there and execut-
ing defensively."
They'll get their first soon
against a Gulf Coast team
that has won six of its last
seven games and possess-
es a dynamic guard trio
in Jonathan Wade, Elliot
Cole, and sophomore All
Conference player Devon
Baulkman.
Wade is leading the Com-
modores at 18.8 points per
game, while Cole is second
at 17.8 points on over three
made three-pointers per
game.
Baulkman's numbers are


Sophus, scored a season-
high 15 points to go along
with four assists.
Tiffany Lewis also added
12 points on 3-of-5 from
the three-point line, while
Rahni Bell had 10 points on
2-of-3 from long distance.
The Lady Indians made
8-of-16 from downtown
while limiting the Lady Pi-
rates to just 2-of-14 from
three and 39 percent over-
all from the field.
Tiarra Pollnitz had 22
points to lead Pensacola,


on the season with the
loss and will next re-
turn to action tonight in
Blountstown for the first
of two district games this
week.
The Hornets will also
play host to the Graceville


that's when the confidence
* increases."
The 34-year-old Smith
says the knee "felt good"
after doing some cutting
during a light practice
Monday. He's expected to
test it out more thoroughly
Wednesday.
: Smith, Carolina's all-time


down from his freshman
season when he. averaged
15.,5 points per game, with'
the 6-foot-5 wing putting
in just 10 points per game
thus far, but he has missed
eight games due to injury
and scored 21 points on
9-of-13 in his latest outing
against East Georgia State
on Dec. 30.
"It's really the first time
all year that they're fully
healthy and they're play-
ing their Jbest basketball
now," Blake said of the
Commodores. "It's a quick
turnaround for us and it's
(Gulf Coast's) first confer-
ence game of the year, so
they'll be ready. We've got
to be ready to compete
and play our best game for
40 minutes."
The game will tip at 7:30
p.m. following the women's
game at 5:30 p.m.


followed by Teandra Jones
with 18, and Tyisha Moore
with 10.
Chipola will return to
Panhandle action tonight
when it hosts undefeated
No. 4 Gulf Coast State (16-
0) at 5:30 p.m.
The Lady Commodores
are led by returning sopho-
more All Conference play-
er Jessica Morton, who is
averaging 19.1 points per
game on 47 percent shoot-
ing from the field and the
three-point line.


Tigers on Friday night.
Chipley has a three-game
week starting with tonight's
road contest against Crest-
view, followed by Thurs-
day-Friday road games
against Bozeman and dis-
trict foe Baker.


leading in touchdowns,
sprained his posterior cru-
ciate ligament in Carolina's
Week 16 win over New Or-
leans and sat out the regu-
lar season finale against
Atlanta.


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