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JCSO: Smoking leads to knife threat, arrest
From staff reports Sunday, Feb. 9, JCSO received a 911 call re- about his niece and her boyfriend smok- No one was injured in the incident.
garding an armed domestic ing in the house. Wamer was taken to the Jackson County
An Alford man was arrested Sunday disturbance in progress on As the argument escalated, Wamer re- Correctional Facility to await first appear-
night after allegedly threatening and pull- Fourth Avenue in Alford. portedly pulled a pocket knife and threat- ance. He was charged with aggravated as-
ing a knife on his niece and the girl's boy- During the course of the ened both subjects, stating that he would sault with a deadly weapon (domestic).
friend. The man was reportedly angry be- investigation, deputies kill them. When the female victim, Wam- Authorities classified the situation as
cause the two were smoking in the house. learned that Charles Wam- er's niece, said that she was calling the po- "domestic" based on Wamer and the fe-
According.to the Jackson County Sher- er Jr., 50, of Fourth Avenue, lice, Wamer fled the scene. He was located male being related and living together in
iff's Office, at approximately 6:20 p.m. Alford, had become angry Warner a short time later and arrested, the same household as a family.
Marianna E RO
2 arrested Fire destroys restaurant
From staff reports *
Police in Marianna have arrested :
two men suspected of purse snatch-
ing at a local grocery store.
Jarodo A. Rhynes, 22, s
of 2925 Harley Drive,
Marianna, and Jean
Marques Littbls, 20, of
6063 Wolf Pond Road,
Greenwood, were ar-
rested following the
On Sunday, Feb. 9,
Marianna police officers
responded to the Winn-
Dixie shopping plaza in
reference to a robbery
by sudden snatching.
As officers arrived in
the area they got a de-
Littles scription of the suspect.
A subject matching that
description was found hiding at the SUBMITTEDPHOTO
Madison Street Park pavilion, just For more than four hours, firefighters from units around Jackson County battled the blaze that destroyed El Rio restaurant in the early
morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 9.
See PURSE, Page 5A
jg b age t Families who depended on it devastated by loss
STwo families and a handful
new of employees are still trying
to deal with the weekend fire
*r that sent their worlds up in
term in er smoke with the destruction
of a building they depended
than o ginal on to make a living and which
meant something special to
h n oal many local residents.
The owner of the El Rio res-
From staff reports taurant building on U.S. 90
just east of the Marianna city DEBORAH BUCKHALTER/FLORIDAN
Last Friday, a resentencingjudge im- limits, Ricky McAlpin, said This is a view from the front of El Rio restaurant on Monday after a Sunday fire destroyed the eatery.
posed a significantly lighter sentence Monday he was still too upset
on Alicia Faye Baxter than the term to talk about the fire which It was a unique eatery in food that drew them to the down the creek, birds in flight
originally handed down by Circuit destroyed the upper story of that it was the only restaurant restaurant. Through the large above the sparkling water or
Judge BillWright in 2011. his structure and left the low- in Marianna that juts out aver windows they could sit and perched near cypress knees
After the Jackson County woman er storage space heavily dam- the water. For many diners, watch people fishing, tubers
was convicted at trial of aged by smoke and water, it was the view as well as the floating, canoeists paddling See FIRE, Page 5A
the attempted manu-
facture of a controlled
possession of a listed
ds tu Domestic dispute Police: Man dropped
Baxter Wright imposed a 20- adi j fo al
year prison term.
However, Baxter appealed that deci- ends in wife s arrest maruana meant for sale
sion and late last year the First District From staff reports acted as if he didn't hear them
Court of Appeals agreed that another From staff reports the investigation, JCSO dep- and continued walking south
judge should be assigned to resen- uties learned that Rebecca A Marianna man is facing on Smith
tence her. A Saturday night fight be- Barnesslapped charges after allegedly dis- Street. As of-
Judge Allen Register drew that duty, tween a Cottondale couple her husband posing of marijuana that was ficers again
and ordered Baxter to instead serve ended with the wife's arrest. and also struck intended for sale. approached
40 months behind bars and spend 10 Rebecca Barnes, 52, of Hol- him with a According to the Mari- the subject,
years on probation. ley Timber Road in Cotton- piece of heavy- anna Police Department, at they saw him
She will also have to submit to drug dale, was charged with aggra- dutycookware, approximately 11:30 p.m. retrieve some-
tests and cannot have any medication vated battery (domestic). causing visible Thursday, Feb. 6, officers ob- Calhoun thing out of his
in her home that contains pseudo- According to the Jackson injuries. served a subject in a mixed leftpantspock-
ephedrine unless she has the permis- County Sheriff's Office, at Barnes She is be- commercial/residential area et with his left hand, transfer
sion of her probation officer. Register 8:16 p.m. Feb. 8, deputies ing held in the near the intersection of Smith it to his right hand and then
also ordered that she must submit to responded to a domestic al- Jackson County Correctional Street and Kelson Avenue. drop it on the ground in an
tercation on Holley Timber Facility to await her first ap- Officers attempted to make
See SENTENCE, Page 5A Road. During the course of pearance in court. contact with the subject, who See DRUG, Page 5A
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FLO R ID A N TODAY Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Meeting- 8 3 6th Annual Southern Desserts Library Fund-
SSt. Anne Thrift Store 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. St to 9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist raiser 6 p.m. at the Jackson County Agricultural
Publisher Valeria Roberts Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 Fifth St., Marianna. Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Closed dis- Center on Penn Ave. in Marianna. Silent Auction
email@example.com Call 482-3734 cussion with 12 & 12 study. Everyone with a desire to Preview at 5:30. A fun-filled evening of delicious
stop drinking is welcome. homemade desserts, a silent auction, a specialty
Circulation Manager Dena Oberski Republican Club of West Florida Meeting cake auction, and entertainment.Tickets are $10
firstname.lastname@example.org Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., WA FE 1 donation per person or $80 per table of 8. Tickets
Marianna. Call 352-4984. available at the Service Desk at the Marianna Li-
CONTACT US Marianna Recreation Department baseball- Chipola Theatre tickets go on sale for "The brary. Cash donations or donations of silent auction
softball registration 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday Sound of Music" Center for the Arts Box Office items are also welcome.
Telephone: 850-526-3614 thru Friday at The Marianna Educational and or online at www.chipola.edu. For more information Jackson County Branch of the NAACP month-
FAX: 850-482-4478 Recreational Expo (MERE) location at 3625 Caverns call Charles Sirmon 718-2227. y meeti Jackson County Branc h of the NAACP month-
Email: email@example.com Road in Marianna or you may drop off your registra- a Deadline to register for Jackson County Mas-
Street Address: tion at city hall. Boys and girls ages 5 to 15 years of ter Gardeners "How to Grow Tomatoes"- Noon o Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion, 8
4403 Constitution Lane age are eligible to play. The fee for T-Ball is $35 for Jackson County Extension Services, 2741 Penn- to 9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
participants and $40 for Dixie Youth machine Pitch, sylvania Ave. Marianna. Pre-paid registration $15. donia St., Marianna, in theAA room. Attendance
Marianna, FL 32448 AAA,"o" Zone and Dixie Boys. The fee for Darlings, Registration at the door $20. Event to be held Feb. limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking;
Office Hours: Angels, Ponytails and Belles Softball will be $40. 15. For more information call 482-9620. papers will not be signed.
Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fee must be paid with a check or money order, a Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon
no cash will be accepted. Checks need to be made to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist FRIDAY, FEB. 14
MISS YOUR PAPER? payable to MERE. No one will be allowed to register Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Members from Sen. Rubio's staff will be
after Feb. 28. All participants must bring a copy of
You should receive your newspaper no later their birth certificate. mu g a copy Black History School Program 9 a.m. in th available to meet 9 to 11a.m. Malone Town Hall
oNew Gym at Grand Ridge.School. Guest speaker: council Chambers, 5182 Ninth Ave., Malone. If you
than 6 a.m.If it does not arrive, call Circula- L Malone Dixie Youth Basebal sign-ups 9 a.m. Mr.L. Bradford Johnson, Community Relations & are having an issue with Social Security, Medicare,
tion between 6 a.m. and noon, Tuesday to to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on ternal Affairs Office of the Mayor of Tallahassee. Veterans Affairs benefits, immigration, the IRS, or
Friday, and7 a.m.tolla.m. on Sunday..The Saturday at Malone Town Hall. Sign up fee is $40 any federal agency, plan to meet and find out what
Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840) per child. Please bring copy of your child's birth cer- ad Free Quit Smoking Seminar 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. er Aecy an to Mean in ut
Jackson County Floridan(USPS271-840) Jackson County Public y. on services his office has to offer.
tificate. If you have any questions contact Michael Jackson County Public Library. Sponsored by James
is published Tuesday through Friday and Padge 209-1250, Lenny Weber 209-8409 or Jamie Lewis and Big Bend AHEC. Participants can receive Hooks and Needles 10 a.m.at the Jackson
Sunday mornings. Periodical postage paid Floyd 569-2343. free nicotine replacement therapy such as patches, County Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and
. ist aon to e gum and lozenges after class completion. For ques- experienced hand crafters welcome to create, share,
at Marianna, FL. Optimist Club of Jackson County Board Meet- tions or to preregister please call James at 224-1177. learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482-9631.
ing Noon at 4476 Broad St., Marianna. N Bird Walk 10a.m to 2 p.m. Florida Caverns
SUBSCRIPTION RATES a Sewing Circle -1 p.m. at Jackson County Senior THURSDAY F 3 State Park. Join Florida Caverns State Park volun-
Home delivery $11.23 per month; $32.83 Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call ti, F eers Elliott and Lesley Smith as they lead visitors
for the mnths $ 5 for sx months 482-5028. n St. Anne Thrift Store 9 a.m. to p.m. St. on a leisurely stroll starting at the Blue Hole swim-
forand $123.45 f $6205or All prices include Employability Workshop 2:30 p.m. Marianna Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 Fifth St., Marianna. ming area to observe the birds of the park. Bring
e One Stop Career Center."Creating a Cover Letter" is Call 482-3734. binoculars and a picnic and enjoy the day.
applicable state and local taxes. Mail the workshop. It is free. and open to the public. The ) Chipola Civic Club Meeting Noon at The Oaks Marianna High School Valentine Dinner The-
subscriptions must be paid in advance. Mail workshop is facilitated by a Certified Motivational Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna. The CCC's focus tre 6 p.m. Marianna High School. MHS culinary
subscriptions are: $46.12 for three months; Career Coach. Visit employflorida.com to register is the local community, "Community, Children & arts students, theatre students and jazz enseble
$92.24 for six months; and $184.47 for one for these informative workshops. Character." Cahl526-3142. will be in charge of the evening. Reservations re-
year. ) Jackson County Tobacco Free Partnership Author's Talk and Book Signing-11 a.m. at the quired. $15 each or $25 per couple. For reservations
Meeting 4:30 p.m. at the St Mary's Church in Jackson County Public Library, 2929 Green St. in contact Andrea Marsh at 482-9605 ext. 31 or Susie
ADVERSING Jacob City Community. The community is cordially Marianna. Presented by Charlie P. Johnston, Jr. on Barber at 482-9605 ext. 290.
AdVtI invited to attend. his newly released book, "Marriage According to His Chess Club 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. First United
The advertiser agrees that the publisher F.M. Golson Elementary School Advisory Book-God's Marriage Plan." For more information Methodist Church on Clinton St. in Marianna.
shall not be liable for damages arising Council Meeting 5:30 p.m. in the Media Center. call 592-8769. Sponsored by Marianna Optimist Club for students
out of errors and advertisements beyond The public is welcome. For more info call Catherine Employability Workshop 2:30 p.m. Marianna for students 8 18 years of age in Jackson County.
the amount paid for the space actually Conner at 482-9607. One Stop Career Center. "Overcoming Barriers to All.students and their parents are welcome. Players
the amount paid for the space actually r aEmployment" is the workshop. It is free and open to of all skill levels, including beginners, are welcome.
occupied by that portion f the advertise- Autism SupportGroup Meeting 6 p.m. in the Emloyment" is th workshop. It is f ree and open t f all si es in in ein re
First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall Marianna the public. The workshop is acilitated by a Certified Call 693-0473.
ments in which the error(Clinton Street entrance). Family members, caregiv- Motivational Career Coach. Visit employflorida.com Celebrate Recovery 7 p.m. at Evangel Worship
such error is due to the negligence of the ers and service providers welcome.Call 526-2430. to register for these informative workshops. Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult
publisher's employees or otherwise, and C Genealogy Club meeting 6 p.m. Jackson n Jackson County School Board workshop 4 and teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and
there shall be not liability for non-inser- County Public Library, 2929 Green St., Mariana. p.m. at the School Board Office, 2903 Jefferson hang-ups." Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care availabe. Call
tion of any advertisement beyond the There will be a special viewing of a PBS documen- St., Marianna. The agenda for each meeting can be 209-7856 or 573-1131.
amount paid for such advertisement. This tary "African American Lives, Across the Middle viewed through the district website www.jcsb.org. Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8 to
Passage." Open to public. 9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
newspaper will not knowingly accept or P Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
pblis illeal ateial The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. O. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447
ing which expresses preference based on email firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
legally protected personal characteristics is
notacceptable. Police Roundup
HOWTO GETYOUR Marianna county fire/rescue reported the following county jail.
NEWS PUBLISHED Police Department incidents for Feb. 9, the latest available Carrie Mayo, 19, 2433 Sherry Circle,
The Jackson County Floridan will publish report: One suspicious person, one escort, Alford, order to show cause, violation of
ne ainterest free of chage The Marianna Police Department listed one highway obstruction, one burglary court order.
news general ieresree o arge the following incidents for Feb. 9, the latest __ complaint, one verbal ) Eric Jones, 25, 2254 Phillips Road, Cot-
Submit your news or Community Calendar available report: One armed/danger- disturbance, three traffic tondale, burglary of a dwelling.
events via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery ous person reported, one hospice death, G ~----- stops, one noise distur- M Rebecca Barnes,52, 2252 Holly Timber
Fees may apply for wedding, engagement, two missing juveniles, two abandoned ~it~ME bance, one property check, Road, Cottondale, aggravated battery-do-
anniversary and birth announcements. vehicles, one reckless driver, three suspi- - one 911 hang-up and 14 mestic violence.
Forms are available at the Floridan offices. cious vehicles, one suspicious incident, home security checks. n Medfford Johnson, 19, 2611 Highway 73
Photographs must be of good quality and one suspicious person, two highway South, Marianna, violation of court order.
suitable for print.The Floridan reserves the obstructions, one burglary, one pedestrian ) Charles Wamer, 50, 2450 Fourth Ave.,
right to edit all submissions, complaint, four structure fires two with Jackson County Alford, aggravated assault.
police response, two vehicle fires, 12 medi- Correctional Facility n Lanita Patrick, 37, 6053 South State
GETTING IT RIGHT cal calls, one brush fire, one burglar alarm, Highway 167, Harford, Ala., violation of
The Jackson County Floridan's policy one panic alarm, one fire alarm, 37 traffic The following persons were booked into state probation.
is to correct mistakes promptly. To stops, one larceny complaint, one crimi- the county jail during the latest reporting ) Jean Little, 20, 6063 Wolf Pond Road,
report an error, please call 526-3614 nal mischief complaint, one civil dispute, periods: Greenwood, robbery by sudden snatching,
Monday-Friday. two follow-up investigations, one garbage ) Norquekes Calhoun, 23, 3070 Carters petit theft, grand theft, battery-domestic
complaint, one juvenile complaint, one Mill Road (Apt. Ell), Marianna, tampering violence, criminal mischief.
assault, one suicide attempt, one animal with evidence, possession of marijuana ) Jarode Rhynes, 22, 2925 Harley Drive,
complaint, nine property checks, five with intent to sell. Marianna, principle to commit robbery
assists of other agencies, one child abuse Robert Gurganus, 34, 5041 Damascus by sudden snatching, violation of state
SI 1 welfare check, one transport and two pear (fraudulent use of credit card, theft of
\ . *threat/harassment complaints. credit card). Jail Population: 185
Steven Laundry, 34, 1794 Virginia St.,
\, o \ t Alford, sentenced to 120 days in the county
,,.: Jackson County jail. To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers at 526-5000 or a
< Sheriff's Office ) Thomas Dewight, 47, 1479 Rudd Road, local law enforcement agency.
JCFLOR I DAN .CO M The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and Cottondale, sentenced to 30 days in the To report a wildlife violation, call 1-888-404-FWCC (3922).
JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com LOCAL TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014 3AF
for Feb. 12-22
Chipola College will cel- week include: Monday,
ebrate Homecoming 2014 Feb. 17, Pajama Day;
S. 1 on Feb. 12-22. This year's Tuesday, Feb. 18, Super-
/ theme is "Chipola Rocks hero Day; Wednesday,
the Rim.': Feb. 19, Blue and Gold
T Candidates for the Day; Thursday, Feb. 20,
y ehomecoming court will Sports Day; and Friday,
SUBMITTED PHOTOS be introduced at 10 a.m., Feb. 21, Harry Potter Day.
Special guest readers Reagan Potter and Heen Sarah. Special guest readers Parker Bryan and Carolena Payne. Wednesday in the cafete- The Homecoming Tal-
ria. Voting will take place ent show is Wednesday;
the same day the follow- Feb. 19, at 10 a.m. in the
ing locations: Cafeteria, Chipola Cultural Center
10-11 a.m.; Student Ac- (formerly known as the
Stivities office (K-105), 11 Arts Center). The contest
a.m. to 4 p.m.; lobby of is open to any campus
ar -a u ite se i the Student Activities of- es willbe awarded to: Best
-.Building Z, 5-6 p.m.Voting group or individual cur-
will continue Thursday in rently enrolled. Cash priz-
fice (K-105) from 8 a.m. to Overall first, second
noon. Students must be and third; Best Solo, Best
currently enrolled to vote. Group and Best Band.
The top two freshmen Performances are limited
4 vote winners (women to four minutes. Sign-up
/ I iand men) and the top deadline is Feb. 17 in the
three sophomores or up- SGA Office.
per classmen vote win- The, Homecoming
Special guest readers Taylor Swearingen and Carley Smith. Special guest readers Taylor Arunakul and Graham Roberts. ners will be named to games between Chipola
the homecoming court. and Northwest Florida are
teThe sophomore or upper set for Saturday, Feb. 22.
classmen winners will be The women game tips off
steracy crowned Homecoming at 5:30 p.m. Chipola pres-
Queen and Mr. Chipola ident Dr. Gene Prough
Tc e learning community at Gol- at the Homecoming game and his wife, Priscilla, will
son Elementary had a wonderful on Feb. 22. host an Alumni Reception
Celebrate Literacy Week 2014. All SGA will sponsor a in the Hospitality Room
week, the students read 6,000 min- Building Decoration Con- beginning at 6 p.m. All
utes in one day, and each day special s test among campus or- alumni, college retirees
"guest student readers" read to the ganizations to be judged and friends of the college
school on TV after the WGES Morn- at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. are invited.
ing Show. 18. Buildings must be The homecoming court
The following students were decorated on Monday, will be presented dur-
guest student readers: Carley Smith Feb. 17. Campus groups ing halftime of the men's
and Taylor Swearingen from Anne J should contact Nancy game which begins at
Mathis' room; Alayna Sims, Kennedy Johnson about the build- 7:30 p.m.
Temples and Leah Whitehead from ing their club would like For information about
Janie Nolen's room; Taylor Arunakul, to decorate. Homecoming, call Nancy
Parker iryan, Carolena Payne, Regan Dress up days for the Johnson at 718-2314.
Potter, Graham Roberts and Helen
Sarah were Beth Reiff's guest read-
ers. These students treated viewers *
by reading aloud a book they select- Fall 2 dean s st
Family Read Night was held Thurs-
day night and was attended by over Special guest readers Kennedy Temples, Alayna Sims and Leah Whitehead. announced at B C F
100 parents and students. Mrs. Con-
nor presented information on the center to choose a free forever book. of Leslie Furr. What a great finale to
Accelerated Reader program. They also checked out books and an awesome week. Every day of ev- Rachael Conrad has English secondary edu-
The students were served milk took Accelerated Reader tests in the ery week they celebrate literacy at been named to the.dean's cation, history and social
and cookies and went to the media computer lab under the supervision Golson. list at the Baptist College studies, his-
of Florida in Graceville tory and so-
for the fall 2013 semes- cial studies
ter. The dean's list is pub- secondary
Doctor earns obes Loca Club to lished each semester to education,
Doctor earns obesity LocalOptimistClubto
Shonor those students who leadership
pecialist credential sponsor essay contest maintain a 3.25 to 3.99 and Chris
Salist dential c- 2grade point average on a Conrad tian educa-
The Optimist Club of into their creativity and 4.0 scale. tion, min-
Dr. Murali Krishna of ble over the next 30 years. Jackson County is encour- pursue possible scholar- Conrad is attendingthe istry, ministry studies,
Chipola surgical & medi- The American Medical aging area students to ships at the same time." Baptist College of Florida missions, missions with a
cal specialties, Marianna, Association contemplate the phrase Students wishing to par- pursuing a business de- concentration in aviation,
is one of only 20 American has officially "How Dreams Lead to ticipate in the essay con- gree. She is in women's music, music education
Board of Obesity Medicine recognized Success" as part of the test can find out more or ensemble and choir this and contemporary wor-
certified specialists in the obesity as Optimist. International request an application by year. In addition to her ship ministry; and master
state of Florida. Krishna a disease in Essay Contest for 2014. contacting Essay Com- studies she is employed degrees in Christian stud-
completed the exam con- 2013. The Optimist Club will mittee Chairman Mary at the B.R. Chamberlain ies and music and wor-
ducted by the American Krishna judge the local student' Pettis at 526-9561. Dead- Foundation as their office ship leadership.
Board of Obesity in De- Kihna says, "Even essays, based on the line to enter is Feb. 24. manager.
cember 2013. a modest 5 theme of "How Dreams Optimist International Conrad is the daughter i
SThe medical weight loss to 10 percent weight loss Lead to Success" and de- is one of the world's larg- of Bill and Donna Corad Philip
program startedbyKrishna will significantly improve termine the top winners. est service club organiza- of Bascom. She is 2011
at Chipola MedSpa/CSMS obesity associated medi- Winners will receive an tions with 75,000 adult graduate of Victory Chris-
has helped hundreds of cal problems like diabe- award andthewinninges- and youth members in tian Academy. The honor
patients overcome obe- tes, high cholesterol, sleep say will be sent to the dis- 2,600 clubs in the United student is a member of
sity. To date, Chipola Med- apnea, and hypertension. trict level, where college States, Canada, the Ca- Crossway Fellowship
Spa patients have lost over Here at Chipola MedSpa scholarships are available ribbean and Mexico and Church in Marianna.
4,000 pounds of excess we are committed to pro- fortop winners. throughout the world. The Baptist College of
weight. This certification viding outstanding patient "Young students today Carryingthemotto"Bring- Florida is an agency of the
will enable Krishna and care and excellent patient have so many fresh ideas ing out the Best in Kids," Florida Baptist Conven- Carat The FIVE C's
staff to further expand the education to help each and about the world and their Optimists conduct posi- tion and is accredited by Color
already successful weight every patient reach and future," Club President tive service projects that the Commission on Col- Clarity
loss program at Chipola maintain healthy weight." Sylvia Stephens said. "As reach more than 6 million leges of the Southern As- Cut
MedSpa. Dr. Krishna sees pa- Optimists, it is our goal to young people each year. sociation of Colleges and CONFIDENCE
According to the most tients at Chipola Med- encourage them and do To learn more about Op- Schools to offer associ-
recent National Health Spa, at 2946 Jefferson St., what we can to bring out timist International, call ate degrees in the areas Marianna's Most
and Nutrition Examina- Marianna, and is accept- the best in each of them. 314-371-6000 or visit the of Christian education, Trusted Jeweler
tionSurvey, 68.8 percent of ing new patients for his This gives them a won- organization's website at music and divinity; and
Americans are overweight medical weight loss pro- derful opportunity to tap www.optimist.org. baccalaureate degrees in _Est 1971 .
and 35.7 percent ofAmeri- gram. Call 526-3314 for. the areas of Biblical stud- t atSO fl
cans are obese. Obesity further information and ies, business leadership, I ,WE LRS
rates are projected to dou- appointments. oida te ry Christian counseling, GEMOLOGISTS
Christianstudies, elemen- 850.482.4037
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Literature/Language Festi- The festival will begin Fri. (E) 2/7 6-0-4 8-5-6-5 8-11-12-20-32 Let Us Help!!
val on Friday. at 8:15 a.m. and conclude Fri. (M) 1-0-7 8-9-4-1
Currently enrolled ju- with the awards ceremony Sat. (E) 2/8 6-7-4 5-4-5-2 9-16-21-25-29 Marianna 's Largest Selection'
niors or seniors from high at 12:30 p.m. Lunch, com- Sat. (M) 3-7-7 47-3-9 with the Lowest Prices
schools in the Chipola pliments of the college, will Sun. (E) 2/9 5-8-6 7-8-8-9 1-11-13-16-25
District will compete in be provided to the contes- 1-8-6 2-3-4-5
writing, speech, oral in- tants and their sponsors. Sun. (M) 1-8-6Evening dawing, M = Midday drawing2-3-4-5
terpretation, humanities, Participants also will see E= EveningdrawingM= Middaydrawing Life
grammarlmechanicslus- a preview of the upcom- Auto
age, literature, reading and ing Chipola musical The Home
Spanish competitions. Sound of Music.
Recognition will be given "We are looking forward Saturday 2/8 24-25-34-37-54 PB 29 xtra2 Mobile Home
to first, second and third to hosting our 24th festival. Wednesday 2/5 8-17-32-57-59 PB24 xtra 3
places and two honorable It is always' a pleasure to onI J. Coyle Mayo
mentions in each compe- have area high school stu-.,,,,, AIn,,dp,',I,,, ~,
tition, said Festival coor- dents on our campus for a Saturday 2/8 12-16-26-34-42-47 xtra 5
dinator Dr. Rachel West. day of academic competi- Wednesday 2/5 6-15-36-42-46-47 xtra 2
A monetary award will tion," Dr. Sarah Clemmons For lottery information, call 850-487-7777or900-737-7777
be given to the first place said.
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Prosecutors rest in trial of man who shot teen
The Associated Press Officials say Dunn be- Law Enforcement analyst second round come out?"
came enraged and he Sukhan Warf said toxicol- The first witness to testify
JACKSONVILLE Pros- and Davis began arguing. ogy tests on Davis showed for the defense was Randy
ecutors rested their case Dunn, who had a con- no signs of drugs or alco- Berry, a friend of Dunn. He
Monday in the trial of a cealed weapons permit, hol in his body. No gun was said he never knew Dunn
Florida man charged with pulled a 9 mm handgun found in the SUV. to be violent. Berry's wife,
killing a teen after an ar- from the glove compart- Another law enforce- Beverly Berry, also testified
gument over loud mu- ment of his car, according ment department analyst, that she had never seen
sic outside a Jacksonville to an affidavit, and fired Maria Pagan, testified ear- Dunn with anything but a
convenience store. shots into the SUM. Nine lier' in the day about the calm demeanor.
Prosecutors called an bullet holes were found in steps Dunn took before Dunn had been at his
associate medical exam- the car. shooting the teen, bolster- son's wedding before the
iner as their last witness Associate medical exam- ing prosecutors' conten- shooting. Dunn's ex-wife,
in direct testimony in the iner Stacey Simons testi- tion that he acted with Phyllis Molinaro, and son,
first-degree murder trial fled Monday that the first premeditations. Chris Dunn, told jurors
of Michael Dunn, who is bullet that hit Davis in the Dunn would have had 'that Dunn didn't appear
pleading not guilty. He said abdomen likely killed him. to remove the gun from its drunk and was in good
he acted in self-defense The bullet went from his holster, load the chamber spirits at the wedding.
when he fatally shot Jor- lower right abdomen, into with a bullet and then ap- The defense attorneyalso
dan Davis, 17, of Marietta, his diaphragm, through i ply six pounds of pressure called Davis' father to ask
Ga., outside the store in his liver and hit his aorta, to fire it, Pagan said. him what he recalled in the
Jacksonville in November she said. Dunn fired the gun 10 days after the shooting.
2012. "I believe it would have times, hitting the SUV nine "I think I said at the time
According to authorities, been fatal within a matter times, and he would have that I was shocked that my
an argument began after of minutes," Simons said. THEASSOCIATEDPRESS had to pull the trigger ev- son was killed," Ronald
the 47-year-old Dunn told Under cross-examina- Michael Dunn looks back at his family after the prosecution ery time using more than Davis said.
Davis and his friends to tion, Simons said it was rested their case against him in Jacksonville on Monday. Dunn six pounds of pressure At the end of the day,
turn the music down they unlikely Davis was stand- is charged with killing a teen after an argument over loud each time, Pagan said. Strolla told the judge he
were listening to in an SUV ing up when he was shot. music outside a Jacksonville convenience store in 2012. Pagan answered affir- expected to call only one
outside the store. One of Dunn's defense attorney, matively when prosecutor or two more witnesses
Davis' friends lowered the Cory Strolla, had argued Dunn with a 4-inch knife. something hard, like a car Angela Corey asked, "Does on Tuesday before wrap-
volume, but Davis then in opening statements Simons said the bullet door, before hitting Davis. that take a conscious effort ping up the defense
told him to turn it back up. that Davis had threatened appeared to have struck Florida Department of of the shooter to have a presentation.
RIBBON CUTTING Crash that killed 5
The Associated Press he was going the wrong way for at least
a mile or two, at least."
TAMPA Florida Highway Patrol Video feeds from interstate'entrance
troopers say they're trying to determine and exit ramps do not record, he said.
what entrance a driver took on Interstate They are for observing real-time traffic
275 to end up going the wrong way and conditions only, so traffic homicide in-
crashing into a car carrying four Univer- vestigators don't have videotape from
sity of South Florida students. the highway cameras to watch.
All five died in the Sunday morning The four students were all members
crash. of USF's Sigma Beta. Rho fraternity. A
SUBMITTED PHOTO The crash claimed the lives of Jobin Joy call for donations for the families of the
Jackson Hospital recently held a ribbon cutting for the newly renovated Labor and Delivery Kuriakose, 21, of Orlando; Ankeet Har- students raised nearly $50,000 in just
Department. shad Patel, 22, of Melbourne; Imtiyaz two days. Two of the students were from
Ilias, 20, of Fort Myers; Dammie Yesud- Melbourne, and the others were from
has, 21, of Melbourne; and the unidenti- Orlando and Fort Myers.
A in i ac fled driver of the 2001 Ford Expedition The fraternity will hold a remem-
A lvIII ley artistic director that crashed head-on into them. brance ceremony on Thursday at USE
The Tampa Tribune reports the driver 'A donation site was linked by the USF
identified because the body was so bad- fund, set up by Sigma Beta Rho national
com es hom e to Mny iami ly burned in the crash. president Mohsin "Rhythmik" Hussain,
"We are working with the medical ex- saw a steady stream of donations of-
aminer's office to positively identify who fered, from $5, up to single donations of
The Associated Press Liberty City and received training in Mi- he is, though it might take medical and up to hundreds of dollars.
ami-Dade public schools, before enter- dental records," Florida Highway Patrol "It is unimaginable what the families
MIAMI This month marks a home- ing the NewWorld School of the Arts and Sergeant Steve Gaskins said. must be going through right now," said
coming for Miami native and Alvin Ailey later Juilliard. Toxicology tests, which will determine the message on the donation website.
American Dance Theater Artistic Direc- This year's show includes "Lift," a new if the drivers were impaired, also take six '"As we all work through this difficult
tor Robert Battle. work commissioned for the company to eight weeks, he said. time, it is important for us to come to-
Battle is in his third season as artistic by Aszure Barton, as well as traditional Investigators are also piecing together gether and form a- support net for the
director. The company will perform at works like its signature "Revelations." the wrong-way driver's route. family.
the Adrienne Arsht Center Feb. 20 23 The company also will provide free "We do not know where he came on "We are asking all of our family, friends,
as part of a 23-city North American tour master classes for professional dancers, the interstate," Gaskins said. "He may Greek community members, and asso-
and will feature fellow Miami native Ja- and presentations in schools around the have turned around in the median. We ciates to help by donating as much as
mar Roberts. Roberts grew up in Miami's county. can say with some level of certainty that they can. Every little bit counts."
Woman who tried to ola News Journal reporter roof when firefighters ar- nounced dead. ity announced the venture week increase will result in
get on base released began Monday with jury rived at the scene. Police say the woman this week. It will increase more than 7,100 additional
selection. The body was found drove up to the hospital flights from London's Gat- seats. The added flights are
TAMPA A woman ac- William Cormier is near the front of the house. and requested assistance wick Airport and Orlando in addition to the previ-
cused of sneaking onto charged with first-degree The fire marshal's office is for the man. International Airport from ously announced 28,000-
MacDill Air Force Base murder in the 2012 rob- investigating. Attempts to locate the 7 to 10 flights per week in seat increase by British
four times has been set free bery and killing of Sean woman have been un- November2014 and March Airways for this summer.
after pleading guilty to four Dugas. Man left at hospital, successful. No further 2015.
counts of illegally entering Prosecutors say Cormier licelok for woma details were immediately The three flights per From wire reports
a military facility and one bludgeoned Dugas with available.
count of illegally using a a hammer and stole his JACKSONVILLE Au-
military ID badge. collection of Magic: The thorities are searching for a BritiShAirwalys DISCOUNT
Court records show that Gathering cards. woman who dropped off a adds new flights KEL SON SCOUNT
51-year-old Suzanne Jen- Cormier's twin brother man who wasn't breathing DRUGS
sen entered herplea Jan. has pleaded no contest at a Jacksonville hospital. ORLANDO British Air-
31 and was released last to charges of helping him The woman left the ways is going forward with ,Wee c I t 7e ml
Tuesday, because she had bury Dugas' body in the scene early Monday while plans to increase its num-
already been in custody backyard of their father's personnel at UF Health ber of flights to Orlando. : oo - "C I
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Marianna Chapel Peavy Funeral Home
Kidnapping suspect arrested while eating Funeral Home 20367 NW Evans Ave.
3960 Lafayette Street Blountstown, Fla. 32424
From staff reports stopped the vehicle and proceeded Bonifay Police Department, work- Marianna, Florida 32446 850-674-2266
to attack her by physically assault- ing off information received through Phone 850-526-5059
After an extensive, multi-day ing her with his hands. theWCSO Tips Line, verified that the Charlie D.
search involving several law en- Walley then struck vehicle Walley was believed to be Mr. Elbert
forcement agencies, it was the Boni- the victim numerous traveling in was parked at the Pho YOUng
fay Police Department that finally times with a police ba- Noodle & Kaboodle (old Simbo's Woods
caught up with kidnapping suspect ton until she lost con- Restaurant) in Bonifay. Officers re- Mr. Charlie D. Young,
Christopher Cruz Walley. On Satur- sciousness. She later sponded and, after confirming the age 73, of Marianna, FL
day night, Walley, who is accused of came to, and found vehicle, entered the restaurant and passed away late 201Friday
beating a woman and locking her in ey that she had been took Walley, who was eating, into Marianna, FL.
the trunk of his car, was picked up by moved to the vehicle's custody without incident. Charlie was born on De-
police while he was dining at a Hol- trunk. Walley, 26, of Corbin Road in Chi- cember 26, 1940 in Marian-
mes County restaurant. Walley continued to travel pley, was charged with aggravated na and was a lifelong resi-
On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Washing- throughout the evening and into battery, kidnapping/false imprison- dent of Jackson County. He
ton County Sheriff's Office respond- Thursday, making several stops with ment, and grand theft. was a businessman and
ed to a call in reference to a possible the victim still trapped in the trunk. "We could not be more grateful to along .with his wife, Etta
kidnapping and assault. The victim, When Walley came to a stop on our staff and assisting agencies who was owners and operators
whose name has been withheld, es- Eloise Road, the victim was able to have worked tirelessly on the appre- of Young's Mobile Homes.
caped on Eloise Road inWashington make her escape, hension of Christopher Cruz Wal- Mr. Elbert Woods, age Charlie was a member of
County when Walley, her alleged Officials searched for Walley all ley," Sheriff Bobby Haddock said in 78,of Alford passed away at Hasty Pond Baptist Church
captor, stopped the car. She ran to evening Thursday, with Jackson aWCSO press release. Februaryhis residence on Saturday, and had served as a former
a nearby residence, and the people County officials lending a hand, "We are so proud of our local He was of the Baptist member of the Marianna
there called authorities, and continued looking for the man residents who came together and faith and lived in this area Lions Club.
Officers arrived to find the woman Friday and Saturday. Investigators assisted with invaluable tips and all his life. He had served Survivors include, wife,
severely beaten. EMS took her to released two photographs of Walley, leads. This is the result of what hap- his country in the United Etta D. Young of Marianna,
a Chipley hospital, where she was and offered a reward of up to $1,000 pens when law enforcement and the States Air Force, loved life FL;, three sons, Charles
listed in critical condition following for information leading to his arrest. community work together. This was and had a passion for game Young and his wife, Mar-
the incident. The search came to an end around a violent attack on a member of our hens. jorie of Marianna, FL, Chris
WCSO said the woman had been 7 p.m. Saturday night, when Walley community and we were committed He was preceded in Young and his wife, Ashley
in a vehicle with Walley the previ- was arrested at a Holmes County to ensuring he answered- for those death by his wife, Carol of Panama City, FL and
sday, when, without warning, he eatery. crimes." Woods and his parents, Sean Young and his wife,
ous day, when, without warning, he eatery crimes.and Gertrude Starr of Marianna, FL; two
Woods. brothers, Jimmy Young and
Survivors include his his wife, Nell of Marianna,
sons, John Woods of Aus- FL and Reason Young of
tin, Tx, John and Lolita Marianna, FL; five sisters,
Melvin of Compass Lake, Frankie Edenfield and her
and James and wife, Denise husband, James of Marian-
h. ~ ..Melvin of Compass Lake; na, FL, Betty Sue Thames
daughters, Molly Irons and of Marianna, FL, Mary Lou
husband Bill of Compass Young of Marianna, FL,
Lake, Diane Hyde of Loui- Ann Young of Jacksonville,
siana, -and Debbie Bass of FL and Linda Keegans of
Cottondale; brothers, Ed- Marianna, FL; five grand-
ward and wife, Linda children, Nicholas, Hunter,
Woods of Furman, AL, Jim- Mason, Taylor andAsher.
mie Woods and Clint No services are planned
Woods both of Compass at this time. Memorial-
Lake; sister, Jo Ann ization will be by crema-
Cutchins and husband, Da- tion. The family has been
vid of Compass Lake; elev- receiving friends at their
en grandchildren and ten home, 731 Highway 71
great grandchildren. South, Marianna, FL 32448.
ANGIE COOK/FLORIDAN Funeral services will be In Lieu of flowers the fami-
From the east bank of Spring Creek, extensive fire damage can be seen at the El Rio restaurant in Marianna on Sunday. held on Wednesday, Feb- ly request contribution be
ruary 12, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. made to Hasty Pond Bap-
e but we couldn't stand it. We had to extended period in the area, as fire in the Marianna Chapel tist Church, 4895 Hasty
Fire leave after about 40 minutes." trucks and other equipment was Funeral Home with inter- Pond Road, Marianna, FL
Cortes said he didn't know wheth- parked all along the stretch leading ment to follow in the 32448. All arrangements
From Page lA er he would try to open up shop to the structure. Woods-Freeman Cemetery are under the direction of
somewhere else, but in the mean- Arroyo estimated that, together, in Alford. Marlon Peavy at Peavy Fu-
along its banks. time would be looking for work to the team poured at least 50,000 gal- A time of visitation will neral Home in Blounts-
McAlpin owns Bear Paw Adven- get back on his feet. lons of water on the structure. He be held on Tuesday from 6 town, FL.
tures and stores supplies from that "We don't have much money," he said they did not use foam in the to 8 P.M. at the funeral o
business in the lower part of the El said. "Those first years were invest- firefight because they wanted to homxessions of symrtathy f St
Rio structure. He often launches his ment years. It's the only support avoid sending extra chemicals into may be submitted online at
recreational canoeists and tubers we've got. We've got to either work the waterway below the building. www.mariannachapelfh.com. Artistic Designs Unimited Inc.
from a spot below the restaurant at something else or find some- Jackson County Emergency Man- Marianna Chapel Funeral Your Local Florist and Gifts
on the bank of the Chipola River's thing quick to earn some money agement and the Florida Depart- Home is in charge of ar- 2911 Jefferson St. Marianna
Spring Creek. For the past two years, I've lived here 10 years. I don't want ment of Environmental Protection rangements. 850-372-4456
he had rented the upper story to the to move out of town, so we're trying were notified of the fire because of
restaurant business owner, Ivan to make something happen as soon its potential to impact natural re- hFunerls Aropriatettire
Cortes. as possible." sources, Arroyo said. l 2878 Jefferson St. Marianna
Cortes said he and his.wife Nico- Cortes said his contents were not The majority of the firefighters 850-482-8647
lette had all or most of their income insured. He had opened El Rio, or, stayed at the scene until around 6
tied up in the business. They were in English, "The River," in Decem- a.m., and Arroyo departed around
just turning the two-year-corner, he ber 2011, after having learned to 7:20 a.m.
said, as far as restaurant profitability cook during his stint as an employ- Arroyo said the state fire marshal Sentence fully-booked facility, forc-
is concerned. They'd invested most ee at the Old Mexico restaurant in is conducting a routine investiga- entence ing its evacuation, accord-
of their time and money investing Dothan, Ala., where he had started tion into the fire. He said it is fairly ing to the court opinion's
in that enterprise. working in 1999. certain that the fire started in the From Page 1A summary of the circum-
On Monday, Cortes was already Despite the devastating blow he kitchen area, but that it was too stances leading to their
searching frantically for some other has been dealt in the destruction difficult to say at this point what a warrantless search of her charges. Both were origi-
way to make a living as he sorts out of all he had put into his business, caused it. He said the state fire home at any time during nally offered plea deals in
what to do next. The couple has two Cortes said he has been touched marshal's investigation might yield her probation period, that the case.
children who live with them a 3- and buoyed by the spiritual sup- some clues. she continue drug coun- Johnson ultimately took
year-oldson, Ivan, andasix-month port the community has offered. The structure had been home to seling, that she stay away a deal similar to the one
old baby boy, Antonio. Cortes also That, he said, started immediately other restaurants, including The from any establishment Baxter was offered. Under
has and helps support his 7-year- as news of the fire spread. Old Ice House, which was named whose primary purpose is it, she would have served
on fire, Cortes said. "We'd been to royo. The restaurant had closed at 9 into private ownership. For many tion officer. at the same hearing Baxter
Pensacola on adate night, I guess p.m. Saturday. years, Florida Public Utilities gener- She was also required to withdrew her plea in favor
you'd call it," Cortes said. "We took Units from Marianna, Cottondale, ated electricity in the area and had obtain permission from of going to trial. Later the
the night off, and had gotten home Alford, Grand Ridge and Camp- an associated building on the same her probation officer if same day, she changed her
about 1:30. We'd been in bed maybe bellton responded to help with site. That older structure may have she wishes to obtain non- mind and asked to re-enter
30 minutes when they came to tell the firefight, Arroyo said. The east- been razed and replaced years ago emergency medical care the plea and take the origi-
us. We went and we stayed awhile, bound traffic lane was closed for an by the one that burned Sunday. outside the county of her nal deal.
~__________L_._ _____.__ _____. _residence. Wright did not immedi-
She cannot stay at any ately allow that and ulti-
D uit was found thatthe bags P sewere at the store look- hotel or other lodging es- matelyrefusedtoentertain
scattered throughout the e ing to commit a rob- tablishment unless she the plea agreement again.
ground fell out of Calhoun's bery. When the victim has permission from her She was set for trial and
From Page 1A right pants leg. From Page 1A exited the store, police probation officer and must found guilty of all three
attempt to dispose of it. Because the incident took say Littles and Rhynes perform 150 hours of pub- charges. She could have
MPD officers were able place on the property of the west of the shopping seized the opportunity lic service work. A portion faced 50 years in prison,
to determine that what the Church of God in Christ, plaza. That subject was to attack. of that public service work but Wright imposed 20
man dropped was a clear at 2993 Smith St., and Cal- identified as Rhynes. Officers canvassed the must involve testimonial years.
plasticbagcontainingmari- houn possessing the mari- He was detained for areawherethetwosus- assistance to drug addic- The appeals court, in
juana. Officers detained the juana with the intent to sell, questioning because pects ran and located tion prevention or assis- granting Baxter a resen-
man, who was identified as Calhoun was charged with of his description and the purse in a wooded tance programs, tencing, had cited the dis-
Norquekes Laneal Calhoun, possession of marijuana close proximity to the area adjacent to the She will have to pay parity between what was
23, of 3070 Carters Mill with the intent to sell within offense. shopping plaza. $15,000 restitution to the offered in the plea deal and
Road, Apt. E11, Marianna. 1,000 feet of a worship cen- Further investigation Both Little and Rhynes hotel in which the fire oc- the sentence that Wright
At the scene, officers dis- ter.Hewasalso chargedwith revealed that Littles was were arrested, charged curred in the incident that had ultimately imposed.
covered seven small, indi- tampering with physical ev- the perpetrator of the with robbery by sudden led to her arrest. The prison time in the sen-
vidually wrapped bags con- idence due to attempting to offense. Officers located snatching, petit theft Baxter and another de- tence was 20 times greater
tainingmarijuana. The bags conceal and dispose of the Littleshidinginthedark and violation of proba- fendant, Damian Johnson, than in the plea deal, and
were scattered throughout marijuana. area, also atWynn Street tion, and transported faced similar charges after almost six times greater
a small area that was ap- Calhoun was transported Park. to the Jackson County Johnson's attempt to make than the minimum he
proximately 20 feet from to the Jackson County Cor- Investigative leads led Correctional Facility to methamphetamine in a lo- could have imposed upon
where Calhoun disposed of rectionalFacilitytoawaithis MPD to determine that await their first appear- cal motel room caused an her conviction at trial, the
the first bag and was in his first appearance in court. both Littles and Rhynes ance in court. explosion and fire at the opinion stated.
direct path of travel. After
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'Reckless decision' in sinking of HMS Bounty
The Associated Press : west directly into Sandy's path.
S"It is possible that the captain may have
NORFOLK, Va. The captain of a rep- focused too narrowly on the position of
lica 18th-century sailing ship that sank the storm's eye instead of on Sandy's to-
off North Carolina in Superstorm Sandy tal expanse," said the NTSB report, noting
made a reckless decision to sail the HMS ( storm winds spanned more than 1,000
Bounty into the hurricane's well-forecast -- miles in diameter, and that the Bounty
path, the National Transportation Safety I was heading into an area already under
Board reported Monday. Al l tropical storm warnings.
The three-masted wooden sailing / If It said Walbridge had hoped winds
ship sank about 125 miles southeast of around the storm system would push the
Cape Hatteras in October 2012 as Sandy vessel southwest toward Florida, but that
churned up the Atlantic seaboard. The he and senior crew seemingly failed to
newly released NTSB report said Capt. anticipate the effect prolonged exposure
Robin Wallridge's "reckless decision" to to the storm would have on the wooden
sail into the storm subjected the aging vessel.
vessel and its inexperienced crew to con- While the NTSB rdport details numer-
ditions they couldn't surmount. ous events leading to the sinking, it plac-
One member of the HMS Bounty's 16- / es the bulk of the blame on Walbridge.
person-crew died and Walbridge was Among other things, it noted that while
never found after the sinking off North the Bounty took on water even in good
Carolina's Outer Banks, an ocean expanse sailing conditions, he gave no order to
with a history of shipwrecks. Three other ensure the ship's pumps were fully work-
crew members aboard the vessel built ing before leaving Connecticut even
for the 1962 film "Mutiny on the Bounty" Ethough rough seas were expected. Some
starring Marlon Brando were seriously wood rot also had been recently discov-
injured. ered on the ship, the NTSB said. The re-
"Although this wooden ship was mod- THEASSOCIATEDPRESSFILE port also says the ship's parent organi-
eled after an 18th-centuryvessel, the cap- In this June 2012, photo, a replica of the historic ship HMS Bounty is moored beside the U.S. zation showed a lack of effective safety
tain had access to 21st-century hurricane Naval Academy in Annapolis, M.D. The National Transportation Safety Board says the former oversight.
modeling tools that predicted the path captain of a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank off North Carolina during Hurricane The HMS Bounty Organization is
and severity of Hurricane Sandy," NTSB Sandy made a reckless decision to sail into the storm. facing a $70 million lawsuit ini Long
Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman said in Island, N.Y., from the mother of deceased
a statement. "The Bounty's crew was put not in use by moviemakers, the ship was not have been attempted. To set sail into crewmember Claudene Christian, 42. The
into an extraordinarily hazardous situa- a pierside attraction for visitors in ports an approaching hurricane introduced lawsuit claims negligence, saying the ves-
tion through decisions that by any mea- and also served as an educational ship needless risk," the NTSB report says. sel wasn't seaworthy and that Walbridge
sure didn't prioritize safety." that taught people how to sail. During testimony last February at a shouldn't have taken it out to sea. The
Superstorm Sandy was one of the most The 108-foot-long ship set sail from Coast Guard hearing in Portsmouth, Va., Bounty's former engineer, Christopher
destructive storms in U.S. history. Al- New London, Conn., for St. Petersburg on surviving crew members repeatedly said Barksdale, is also suing the East Setauket,
though it had weakened to a post-tropi- Oct. 25, 2012, a day after Sandy reached Walbridge believed a ship was safer at sea N.Y.-based Bounty organization and its
cal cyclone when it made landfall in New hurricane strength. The plan was for the in a storm than in port. Before sailing, owner for an unspecified amount.
Jersey, its enormous size pushed a cata- Bounty to arrive in St. Petersburg for a Walbridge told nervous crew that his plan During the 2013 Coast Guard hearing,
strophic storm surge toward much of the Nov. 10 event. But early in the morning was to sail the Bounty on a southeasterly the owner of the HMS Bounty, Robert
heavily populated East Coast. of Oct. 29, 2012, the ship sank after tak- course and let the hurricane pass south- Hansen, declined to testify by invoking
Besides "Mutiny on the Bounty" the ing on more than 10 feet.of water. Crew west of it. his Fifth Amendment right to be protect-
ship was featured in several other films members had to swim for their lives in But as the ship headed south, the path ed from incriminating himself.
over the years, including one of the "Pi- the dark when the ship overturned, of the storm changed and began head- An email to Hansen's attorneys wasn't
rates of the Caribbean" movies. When "It was an end to a voyage that should ing west. Walbridge, too, decided to head immediately returned late Monday.
Rubio proposes changes San Diego settles
S. m Filner suit
to hiher education The Associated Press
SAN DIEGO The San Diego city attorney's office
says a settlement has been reached with the former
communications director for Bob Filner, who stepped
Republican lawmaker touts private-sector solutions down as mayor last year in the midst of the sexual ha-
The Associated Press of Mitt Romney's statements dur- we have, the more affordable it will City Attorney Jan Goldsmith's office called a news
ing his 2012 presidential bid. At the be and the more people we're go- conference Monday to announce the settlement with
MIAMI Possible presidential height of that race, footage was re- ing to be able to empower," he told Irene McCormack Jackson.
contender Sen. Marco Rubio called leased showing Romney suggesting the AP in an interview before the Jackson was the first of nearly 20 women to go public
Monday for overhauling the nation's that 47 percent of Americans view conference, presented by National with sexual harassment allegations last year. She filed a
higher education system to close an themselves as victims who won't Journal. lawsuit against the mayor and the city, claiming Filner
"opportunity gap" between Ameri- take responsibility for themselves. Education experts have raised asked her to work without panties, demanded kisses,
canswithandwithout The price tag for tuition and fees questions about the credibility of told her he wanted to see her naked and dragged her
advanced degrees. at public four-year colleges is up free online courses and for-profit in a headlock while whispering in her ear.
The Florida Repub- 27 percent beyond overall inflation colleges. In exchange for Filner's resignation, the city agreed
lican said the reforms over the last five years, according to Rubio, who often notes that he still to pay his legal fees in a joint defense of the lawsuit.
should include state- the latest figures from the College owed more than $100,000 in student
accredited alterna- Board. The average annual cost for a loans when he became a senator in
tives to four-year col- full-time student at a four-year pub- 2011, said college students should C chefs plead gu
Rubio leges, income-based lic college is now $18,390, including be offered cost-benefit analyses Cal. cneiS lcalt
terms for repaying room, board and tuition. Subtract comparing how much they can ex- *a
college loans and new standards for grants and tax benefits, and it drops pect to earn in a particular field to to se--- w hal
accrediting free Internet courses. to $12,620. how much they will owe after earn- er in wle
"Those with the right advanced More than 70 percent of the na- ing a degree in the subject.
education are making more money tional college class of 2012 had loan The Obama administration is also The Associated Press
than ever. But those who are not are debt at graduation, and their debt exploring whether to include salary
falling farther and farther behind," averaged $29,400, according to the data in a new ratings system of col- LOS ANGELES Two chefs have pleaded guilty to
Rubio said at an education forum at most recent figures from the Cali- leges that it wants to tie to financial serving whale meat at a southern California restaurant
Miami Dade College. "The result is fornia-based Institute for College aid. Critics in the higher education that has since closed.
an opportunity gap developing be- Access and Success. community say such evaluations City News Service reports Kiyoshiro Yamamoto and
tween haves and have-nots, those Rubio is touting several private- are unfair and compromise schools' Susumu Ueda entered pleas Monday to conspiracy
who have advanced education and sector solutions. autonomy. and other charges involving meat from endangered sei
those who do not. And if we do not At the heart of his proposal are In addition to federal loans, Rubio whales. Each faces up to three years in federal prison,
reverse that trend, we will lose the alternatives to a four-year college called for the creation of"student in- along with fines and community service.
upward mobility that made America degree. Free online courses eval- vestment plans." Private investment Prosecutors say the chefs got the meat in 2009 from
exceptional." uated and overseen by an.indepen- firms would cover tuition costs that a fish importer in Gardena who wrote a false invoice
Rubio's proposal comes as Repub- dent accrediting board --would be could be repaid later as a fixed per- describing it as fatty tuna.
licans seek an alternative to Presi- transferable to traditional schools centage of a graduate's income for The chefs served it as whale sushi to activists posing
dent Barack Obama's agenda to bol- and eligible for federal aid. Work- a set number of years, regardless of as customers at The Hump restaurant in Santa Monica.
ster the middle class, some of which ers could also use their skills to earn whether that amount covers the to- The restaurant closed in 2010, but its parent company,
touches on the same higher educa- certifications or degrees outside tra- tal debt. Typhoon Restaurant Inc., still faces federal charges.
tion issues. ditional institutions by passing new The Republican lawmaker also The importer pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge
The affordability and access plan standardized tests. called for simplifying the federal aid earlier.
also is part of the GOP's effort to step "I want to add more options to process and making income-based
past the elite-soundingtone of some the menu. And the more options loan repayment mandatory.
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IVHS Boys Basketball
Crusaders stun Bulldogs in district title game
BY DUSTIN KENT The final margin was the here. They just kept bat- pointer by Daniel Laster
firstname.lastname@example.org biggest separation there tling the whole way. I'm re- and ending with a two
was all night between the ally impressed with them from Laster to make it 28-
The Marianna Bulldogs two teams, with the Cru- because nothing seems to 23 with 3:12 in the quarter. PHOTO BY LORIE NOBLE
have gotten virtually every- saders winning the third of faze them. I feel so lucky to Two more three-pointers M a r i a n n a s
thing they've wanted this what could be a four-game be a part of this." from Williams and another Roderick Copeland
season, but they'll have to series this season. Pensacola Catholic with- triple from Shaquarious tries to get a shot
do without one of the items "It's a battle every time stood an early three-point Baker gave the Bulldogs a up in between a
highest on their wish list: a we play them," Crusad- barrage byMarianna's Her- 34-33 edge going into the pair of Pensacola
district championship, ers coach Nick Mead said man Williams, who made fourth, but Nic Bell made Catholic defenders
Pensacola Catholic came after the game. "I can't tell four from long distance in his third three of the night during the District
into Marianna on Saturday you the amount of respect the first half to stake the to start the fourth and 1-4A championship
night and knocked off the I have for (Marianna coach Bulldogs to a five-point Laster added a jumper to game Friday night in
Bulldogs 56-48 in the Dis- Travis Blanton) and the halftime lead. quickly push the Crusad- Marianna.
trict 1-4A title game, giving job he's done at Marianna. The Crusaders answered ers'back up four.
MHS both its first district Winning here is a testa- by starting the second half
loss of the season and its ment to my guys and the with 10 straight points
first home loss. work they've put in to get starting with a three- See CRUSADERS, Page 2B
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Champs again Improbable run
PHOTO BY KELSEY WELCH
The Malone Tigers celebrate after winning their third straight district championship Friday night at
Tigers take 3rd straight district crown
PHOTO BY ESTAL MATTOX
BY DUSTIN KENT "The guys just kept fighting," "They've been three games. Sneads Pirates players and coaches celebrate after beating Cottondale
email@example.com Malone coach Steven Welch It's almost like looking in the 46-34 to win the District 2-1A championship Friday night in Graceville.
said of his players after facing mirror," the coach said of his *
The Malone Tigers made it an early deficit. "(Johnson) re- team and Paxton. "They shoot
three district championships ally got it going in the second it pretty well and we shoot it e d cla
in a row Friday night at Beth- quarterandChaihadabigthird pretty well. As a fan, I'm sure
lehem, knocking off the Paxton quarter. In the fourth quar- they're great games to watch. I BY DUSTIN KENT first district championship
Bobcats 77-69 in the District 1- ter, we got a little lead and we hate it. The games are too good firstname.lastname@example.org since 2008.
lA tournament title game. spread it out and made them for me. They make me nervous. "I'd like to know when was the
Chai Baker scored 29 points come out of their zone and we But I'm very proud of how the The Sneads Pirates completed a last time a No. 6 seed won the
to lead the Tigers, while Ant- were able to get to the basket kids. They played very well." remarkable turnaround and run whole thing. I know it doesn't
wain Johnson added 28, as the and get some easy stuff." A fourth game with Pax- through the District 2 tourna- happen very often," Sneads
Tigers won the rubber match It was another free-flowing ton would give the Tigers the ment by beating the Cottondale coach Bruce Hubbs said. "It took
with the Bobcats after the competitive game between the chance to do something the Hornets 46-34 in Saturday night's us a while to gain traction dur-
teams split the two regular sea- two talented 1A powers fol- past two district champions championship game at Gracev- ing the year. We would play hard
son meetings. lowing a 91-81 Paxton win in have not and that's make it ille High School. for three quarters and then we
Desmond Moore led Paxton Malone on Dec. 9 and a 73-65 to Lakeland for the 1A state Sneads came into the would crash and burn.
with 18 points, with William Tigers victory in Paxton on Jan. semifinals, tournament at the No. 6 seed "We were close a lot of times,
Anderson scoring 14, and Aus- 3. While the dominance in dis- after going 3-9 in league games but it just took us a while to feed
tin Carnley 13. A fourth meeting could be trict play has been impressive- during the season, but took offofeachotherandlearn towork
The Bobcats led by as much in the works if the teams each Malone has gone 36-1 in league the title anyway by earn- together. I'm just proud of them.
as eight on two separate occa- win their regional semifinal games since the restructuring ing wins over Graceville, Al- I think people are starting to see
sions in the first half, but the matchups with Cottondale and of Class 1A before the 2011-12 tha, and Cottondale with that Sneads is not bad, especially
Tiger fought back to tie it at Sneads, and Welch said such a season Welch said that he the trio combining to go 5-1 when they play together. I can't
halftime before taking a two- matchup would probably look and his players are looking well against the Pirates in the regular say enough about the kids."
point lead after three quarters much like the first three given beyond district titles, season.
and eventually taking control the similar strengths of each But the Pirates found their
in the fourth, club. See TIGERS, Page 2B stride just in time to take their See IMPROBABLE, Page 2B
Chipola Men's Basketball Chipola Women's Basketball
Indians fall from 1st with loss Akhator leads Lady Indians over
BY DUSTIN KENT Cassell, Jr. added 16 points, Pensacola State compen- ol 1 stiht
email@example.com and Jamaar McKay nine. sated by shooting a whop-
Chipola was coming off ping 16-of-22 (72.7 per- BY DUSTIN KENT a 31-27,-but the Lady Indi- cent shooting and just one
The No. 10 Chipola Indi- of a 90- cent) on two-point shots, firstname.lastname@example.org ans took controlin the sec- made three-pointer while
ans dropped their second 83 road and limiting Chipola to ond half, forcing 29 turnovers.
straight Panhandle Confer- loss to just 31.5 percent shooting Evelyn Akhator scored ( outscoring The Lady Indians have
ence game Saturday night North- overall and 2-of-15 from 22 points and grabbed 15 the home now held six of their last
on the road, falling to Pen- west behind the arc. rebounds to help lift the team 33-23 seven opponents to 52
sacola State 68-64. Florida It was a foul-fest No.4 Chipola Lady Indians a o tobreak the or fewer points and have
RaAnthony Sanders S t a t e throughout the con- to another big Panhandle game open. forced 20 or more turn-
scored 16 points and and has now lost three of test, with the Indians Conference victory Sat- Tiffany Lewis added 18 overs in eight straight
Shamar Johnson 13 points its last four conference committing 32 fouls urday night in Pensacola, points for Chipola on 4-of- league games.
to pace the Pirates, who games, leading to 45 Pirate free as they pulled away in the 7 from the three-point line, Chipola will go for 10-0
moved into a tie for second The Indians are 1-4 in throws and having Cas- second half to knock off while Rahni Bell added tonight when it plays host
place with Chipola at 5-4 Panhandle road games, but sell, Jr., Demetrious Floyd, the Pensacola State Lady seven points, and Treyvon- to the Gulf Coast State Lady
with the win. they will finish with two of and Dont'e Reynolds all Pirates 64-50. na Brooks six points. Commodores at 5:30 p.m.
With the loss and No. 14 their last three contests at foul out, while the Pirates The win was the 14th in It wasn't the brightest of- after winning the previous
Northwest Florida State's home starting tonight with were whistled for 27 fouls a row for the Lady Indi- fensive display for the Lady two meetings this season
73-66 win over Tallahas- a home game against Gulf leading to 39 Chipola free ans, who improved to 25-1 Indians this year, as they 68-61 on Jan. 7 in Marian-
see, the Indians fell out of Coast State at 7:30 p.m. throws, overall and 9-0 in the Pan- shotunder40 percentfrom na and 81-70 on Jan. 25 in
first place with the Raiders The Pirates won Satur- The Pirates will next handle Conference, while the field and made just 6- Panama City.
moving a full game clear of day despite going 3-of-17 travel to Tallahassee to- the Lady Pirates dropped of-18 from long distance. Pensacola State will go
the field with three league from the three-point line night to take on the Eagles to 10-16 overall and 0-9 in But Chipola relied on for its first conference win
games to play. and missing 18 free throws before finishing the the league, what has become its call- tonight in Tallahassee be-
Carlos Morris had 27 will also committing 19 week out by hosting The game was surpris- ing card this season its fore finishing the week out
points to lead the way for turnovers compared to just Northwest Florida State on ingly close at halftime, defense and limited Pen- by hosting No.9 Northwest
the Indians, while Sam 12 for Chipola. Saturday. with Chipola nursing just sacola State to 41.7 per- Florida State on Saturday. L
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Cade s it 46-40, but a big three- the free throw woes for line and made their free The win gives Pensacola from Saturday's loss.
sS pointer by Baker and a free the Crusaders, who made throws and we didn't make Catholic a home game in "They're all disappoint-
throw by Tommy White six straight from the char- ours when we needed to. Thursday's first round of ed, but maybe it's a wake-
From Page 1B cut the margin to two with ity stripe to close the We couldn't turn the playoffs against Madi- up call to the point that
2:03 to play. game out and stun the them over. They handled son County, while the some of the things we've
Marianna tied the game Another basket by Ad- Bulldogs on their home the pressure well and when Bulldogs will have to go been preaching with fun-
at 38-38 on a free throw ams got the lead back to court. we did get turnovers we on the road to take on a damental issues they start
line jumper by Roderick four and an opportunity to It's just the second loss couldn't convert them." Godby Cougars team taking more serious," he
Copeland, but Laster an- increase the margin to six of the year for the 25-2 Laster led the Crusaders that they beat 76-50 on said.
swered with two more with at the foul line was wasted Bulldogs, but Blanton said with 23 points, while Bell Dec. 27 at Graceville High "It goes back to facing
4:52 remaining to give the when Bell missed the front that it's a game that the had 13, and Adams eight, School. teams that are as big as or
Crusaders a lead they end of a one-and-one and Crusaders earned, with Williams leading Blanton said he expects bigger than you are where
didn't relinquish again, the Bulldogs raced back to "I felt like Pensacola Marianna with 21 points, a much more competitive you've got to do the fun-
A driving bucket by An- score on a Williams tip-in Catholic outplayed us and followed by Baker with 11, game in the rematch with damental things that we
twain Adams and another with 27.6 seconds to play. deserved to win," he said. and Trey Clemmons with Godby, but he hopes his didn't do (Saturday) and
bucket by Laster made But that was the last of "They got to the free throw eight. players take inspiration that's my fault."
l(winning district) does about a lot and hopefully it But that game Was over different team than they but it's also a county game,
Tigers a lot for the young guys' makes a difference." two months ago and Welch were earlier in the year," so we've got a lot of famil-
confidence going forward. Malone will host said he needs to make sure the coach said. "(Cotton- iarity with each other and
From Page lB A lot of them sat on the Cottondale to start the his players understand dale coach Chris Obert) what we're going to do. It
bench last year and weren't playoffs Feb. 18, with the that they will be facing a always has them playing should be a good game.
"We hope we're not done a real active part of it. They Tigers winning the only much different and bet- good this time of year. Chris is definitely one of
yet. We've still got other want to come in here and regularseasonmeetingthis ter Hornets team this time "We understand it's go- my best friends, but I also
goals in mind," he said. try to uphold the tradition. year 70-54 in Cottondale around, ing to be a challenge. It's don't want him to send me
"At the same time, I think That's something we talk on Nov. 29. "Cottondale is a whole not only a playoff game, home."
m o a size and athleticism of the tie the game at 27-27 with Darius Williams and (24-3) in the 1A Regional capture a second straight
I Iprobable Pirates. 2:12 on the clock, but the Devonte Pettus led the Pi- Semifinals Feb. 18, while league title, but he believes
That was the case Satur- Pirates took a two-point rates with 13 points each Cottondale (11-13) starts his young team grew up a
From Page 1B day, with Cottondale only lead into the fourth quar- Pettus scored all 13 of his out on the road against lot during the tourney.
managing five first quarter ter and dominated the fi- points in the second half Malone (25-4). "Sneads is a talented
Sneads did it mostly with points and falling behind nal period 15-5. followed by Jeremy Wert Cottondale coach Chris team and they played hard,
defense during the district by nine in the second pe- "They had a hard time with 12. Obert, whose Hornets but I was proud of my guys
tourney, holding its three riod before rallying to cut with the 3-2 zone. We got Tre Lee led Cottondale made an improbably run for the effort that they gave
opponents to an average of the margin to four at 20-16 our hands in shooters' with 10 points and Tristan of their own to a district the entire week," he said.
40 points per game thanks at halftime. faces and rebounded like Braxton scored nine. championship 1ist season, "It's something we hope
to a 3-2 zone that gave op- The Hornets made a heck," Hubbssaid. "I was Sneads (9-18) will now said he was disappointed to build on in the near and
ponents fits due to the push in the third quarter to real proud of that." host the Paxton Bobcats that his team couldn't distant future."
Tigers hope to turn things around in 2014
BY DUSTIN KENT be the strength of the team 8-0 with a 1.69 Earned Run omore Elligson, who Hardy
email@example.com led by Padgett, Elligson, Average, but the numbers called the team's most con-
and Malone transfer Jona- dipped somewhat last sea- sistent pitcher in 2013, as
The Graceville Tigers than Sikes. son, with Hardy saying that well as the transfer Sikes,
are coming off of a disap- But if the Tigers are going it was a matter of his star who pitched 75 innings
pointing seven-win season take a significant step for- pitching pressing a bit too for Malone over the past
in 2013, but they will look ward in 2014, Hardy said much during a frustrating two seasons and won eight
to turn things back around it will have to start at the season. games with a 2.80 ERA.
on the strength of one plate. "I thought he just tried Miller, Forsyth, Brandon
of the strongest pitching "We've got to hit a lot bet- to do too much last year. Pippin, and Chance Jow-
staffs in District 2. ter than we did last year. Last year, I think he felt ers will also get a chance to
The Tigers lost just one We just didn't hit it last like he had to strike ev- earn innings on the mound
regular starter from last year," he said. "I think we erybody out and I think this season.
year's team in pitcher/ can. I think they can do it, he put too much pressure Despite returning so
shortstop Clay Jenkins, but they've just got to get it on his shoulders," he said. many players with varsity
who batted lead-off last in their minds to mentally "The year before, he just experience, Hardy said hie
season and was one of the do it. I think it's a confi- went out there and threw, needs to see more before
squad's top three pitchers. dence thing. They've got to but I felt like he was trying projecting bigger things
His loss is significant, but know they can hit and go to do it all last year. We've for his team in 2014.
Graceville returns most of in there and do it and not talked about him just stay- "I felt pretty good going
its core from last season, doubt themselves." ing within himself and not into last year, but we didn't FLORIDAN FILE PHOTO
including 6-foot-4 junior If the Tigers pitch like trying to do too much. hit the ball and really didn't Graceville's Denny Elligson gets set to throw the ball to first
left-handed pitcher JarED they're capable, that could "What a lot of people pitch very well either. We base during a game last season.
Padgett, as well as right- give the offense time to don't realize is that, yeah just didn't play very good,"
handed pitcher Denny El- catch up. we have Padgett and he he said. "There's always an is it's competitive spirit a new season and it doesn't
ligson, starting catcher Jar- For that to happen, throws hard, but if you optimism to a new season, and desire to turn things matter if you won them all
rett Brogdon, top returning they'll need the talented just get pitchers to throw so you're always optimistic around this year. or lost them all last year.
hitter Hudson Forsyth, and lefty Padgett to consistent- strikes, hitters will hit going into it. We ought to "This group wants to win. You've got to start over and
returning starters Tyler ly pitch like the Division-I themselves out of innings. be pretty decent if we play There's no doubt about it," move on."
Wertenberger, Eli Miller, prospect he is widely con- What you can't defend are up to our capability." he said. "We just have to Graceville will open the
and EthanWalker. sidered to be. walks." The one thing the coach try to put last year behind season today with a 3:30
It's a strong nucleus, with Padgett was dominant as Padgett will get help on said wasn't in question us and start over from p.m. home game against
the pitching staff likely to a freshman in 2012, going the mound from the soph- with this particular group scratch. It's a new year and Malone.
CHS Baseball Sports Briefs
BBasketball County at Sneads, 4 p.m.
The Marianna Bulldogs and 6:30 p.m.; Altha at
will travel to Tallahassee Malone, 6 p.m.
BY DUSTIN KENT Baxley and Thomas Lip- on Thursday to take on Friday- Altha at Grace-
firstname.lastname@example.org ford are among the seniors Godby in the 4A Regional vile, 6:30 p.m.; Mosley
being counted on to step 2 Quarterfinals. at Marianna, 4 p.m.
For the first time in over up as leaders this season, In 1A, Regional Semifi- and 6:30 p.m.; Godby at
a decade, the Cottondale though the coach said he nals will be Feb. 18, with Sneads, 5 p.m.; Holmes
Hornets will enter a base- doesn't want his younger Malone hosting Cotton- County at Cottondale, 6
ball season with a new players to feel like leader- dale and Sneads hosting p.m.
coach, with Brian Braxton ship is the exclusive domain Paxton.
taking over for long-time of 12th graders. High School Softball
coach Greg Ohler and being "I encourage all of the High School Girls Monday- Chipley at
tasked with replacing the guys to be leaders because Basketball Sneads, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
team's two best players from I think they all have influ- Sneads will host the Tuesday- Wewahi-
ayear ago, as well as three of ence. I want them all to 1A Regional Semifinals tchka at Sneads, 4 p.m.
the Hornets' top four pitch- be leaders," Braxton said. FLORIDAN FILEPHOTO against Poplar Springs on and 6 p.m.; Arnold at
ers in 2013. "Wesley Spooner is one of Cottondale's Justin Lipford delivers a pitch during a game last Tuesday at 7 p.m. Marianna, 4p.m. and 6
Cottondalewon 15 games our younger leaders and season. With a wi'n, theLadyPi- p.m.Graceville at Holmes
last season but lost some he's doing a good job help- arms during the season, but the way. rates will move on to the County, 6 p.m.
key cogs in the lineup and ing us get prepared this year if we can keep our depth But at the end of the day, Regional Finals played Thursday- Graceville at
on the mound, with the working hard on and off the that we're starting with, Braxtonsaidit's stillgoingto Friday at 7 p.m. against Wewahitchka, 6 p.m.
losses of catcher/pitcher field. I'm looking for him to then we'll have a chance to be about what he gets from the winner of Paxton vs. Friday- West Florida at
Trent Jackson and pitcher/ step up and fill the shoes be competitive considering this group on the mound Blountstown. Marianna, 6 p.m.
shortstop Ryan Morrissey of ITrent Jackson and Mor- how pitching is such a large that determines how far the If Paxton wins, it will
particularly stinging. rissey. He's one of t~hose guys part of the success of any Hornets go. host the game, while
But the Horniets do return who can really fill that void program at this level." "I feellike the biggest thing Sneads will host with a
a solid core group of Aus- if he decides to take on that TakingtheplaceofJackson we have to do is pitch well. win and a Paxton loss. Sports Items
tin Baxley, Justin Lipford, leadership role. He's one of behindtheplateis freshman If pitchers can hit locations Send all sports items
Thomas Lipford, andWes- our best bats and one of our Brandon Grambling, who and work on their mechan- High School Baseball to editorial@jcfloridan.
ley Spooner, with the lat- strongest pitchers." will have some big shoes to ics, we'll have a chance," Tuesday- Malone at com, or fax them to 850-
ter two each batting better Joining Spooner on the fill replacing the departing the coach said. "One of my Graceville, 3:30 p.m.; 482-4478. The mailing
than .350 a season ago and pitching staff will be the senior who batted .388 with goals as a coach is to mini- Arnold at Sneads, 4 p.m.; address for the paper is
Spooner pitching a team- lefty Baxley, who pitched 21 two home runs and 25 RBI mize walks because I feel Marianna at Liberty Jackson County Floridan
high 50 1/3 innings with a 1/3 innings with a 4.27 ERA last season. like that's a huge factor with County, 3p.m. and 5:30 P.O. Box 520 Marianna,
2.92 Eamrned Run Average. in 2013, Justin Lipford, who "It's going to be a big run production against our p.m. FL 32447.
"We lost some real valu- logged 19 innings last year, learning curve for him, but I opponents.
able guys and some seniors and junior newcomer Tyler feel confident in his abilities "It's kind of tough this year
that were really important Stephens. and he's-working hard to get in district, but I just want to I can show any listing ... not just mine!
players, but we have a lot The coach said he likes better every day," Braxton take it one game at a time My
of younger guys with some what he has seen from the said. "I'm pleased with hav- and try to build a strong ED M ~CY
talent and thisyear's seniors staff so far and their con- inghim there." team and a program not
are a good group," Braxton tinued progression will be .With Spooner and Thom- only for now but the future. 850-575-6198 cell
said. "They have a lot of the biggest key to his team's as Lipford the only proven We're going to put one foot email@example.com
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happened, the texts were innocent and I to come with you.. The two of you need
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3000 sq. ft Warehouse, Semi-loading dock _"_ Ford 1987 Bronco 4x4 V6, tow package, new tires,
total 5500 sq. ft $3950. mo. 850-718-6541. RUNS GREAT!! Good tires. Excellent condition. 46,000
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window motor, fuel gauge.
( ) RESIDENTIAL Brakes recently overhauled. Less than 10k --iWlUO
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Jail Adm inistrator plugs wires, oxygen sensor, etc.) Been used as CALL FOR TOP PRICE
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Jackson County Corrections Facility $3,400. 334-750-5000 FOR JUNK VEHICLES
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tance of downtown Eufaula. Quiet and quaint. Ford 2005 Explorer: Green. Extra clean, loaded
Graduation from high school supplemented ck with large backyard. W/D hookup awith all power. Low miles. New tires. Garage I ALSO SELL USED PARTS
by specialized courses in jail management, large pantry. Spacious rooms. Not for rent. kept. Excellent condition. $9,250 or best offer. 24 HOUR TOWING 334-792-8664
BS in Criminal Justice preferred, and 6 to 9 $92 000 Call 2-Call 334-347-6375b -----------------
years of progressively responsible experience Honda 2009 CRV, low miles, under warranty,
as a correctional supervisor; individual with I must sell. $200 down, $259 per month. Call Ron Got a Clunker
state certification as a correctional officer Ellis 334-714-0028 We'll be r Junker
preferred; or any equivalent combination of 373 acres Santa Rosa County, FL $2,200/acre W l be yr J
training and experience which provides the Larson & McGowin Properties Broker, 334-734- JEEP, 2006 Rubicon, 44,000 miles, loaded with We buy wrecked cars
required knowledge, skills and abilities. 1382. www.larsonmgowinproperties.com extras, excellent condition, FSBO 205-902-4212 f rand honet priq a
Starting Salary $56,349.00/yr 4 ; ; fair and honest price!
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our web site. 4BR, 3 V' BA, custom built home on 239 acres. month. Call Steve Hatcher 334-791-8243.L .. """". """""
Deadline to apply 03/03/14 Can divide. 175 acres tillable for corn, soy- -------------------
beans, cotton. Large free standing building. i: l ;i We buy Wrecked Vehicles
Submit Jackson County employment 3 wells. Joe Farris, Land and Stand Properties. nnin r nof
application to: 850-387-5517 Chevy 2010 Silverado, 4 door, 54K miles, Rg o
Human Resources Dept., aOn-star, Bluetooth, Weathertech mats. 3347949576 or 344-791-4714
2864 Madison St, Marianna, FL 32448 E O Retiring and must sell. $24,500. 334-585-5288
www.Jacksoncountyfl.netL Malone 3/3 2231sf. brick home CH/A florida rm.
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PAR TMrEa S FI SIH E. p LT. Red, 4WD, PS, PW, PDL
with remote. 4.2 L6 275 HP
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& basic cable $500. mo 850-592-4793 AC. Looks, runs and drives
great. $6,995. Call owner 334-671-3059.
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Apartments for Rent in GI nod 1993 50. Convertible
2 BR $450 1BR $40 99 5 j Convattible
2 BR $450 1BR $400 Triple Black, 5sp. AC, PL,
4 Call 850-326-89 PW, PS, CC 94,020 mi.
Ca.l U5NFURNISHED. $4900. OBO 334-397-4881
SCADILLAC 1991 Brougham, under 15 thousand
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neighborhood, $520/mo + dep. Repo pass bankruptcy
850-573-8180 Ask for Dave SLOW CREDIT OK SSI & VA OK
3br/2.5ba 2400 sq. ft. home, fenced back yard,
detached garage w/ office, in-ground pool, Grand Marque 2008 leather seat, 1-owner
pets w/approval in Indian Springs $1400. mo + low mileage, black w/ gtay int. new tires,
dep. Call 850-526-8426 Serious Inquiries pnly. garage kept, looks like new, Real Clean!!
SAustin Tyler & Co 334-797-5151
Quality Homes & Apartments Honda 2009 Accord, great gas mileage, certi-
850- 526-3355 or austintylerco.com fled warranty, nice car, well equipped. $250
"Property Management Is Our ONLY Business" down and $250 per month. Call Steve Hatcher
Lexus 2007 RX350 Silver in color, new tires, sun
-.. ..'--'-- ." ""I. Th ''ltb.i""".. roof, leather int. very clean, this is a very sharp
: This cute little building
h just south of US 90 carl04K miles, exc. cond. $14,000. 334-791-9407
between Caledonia and : Lincoln/Mercury Tracer 1991 with 44K miles
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Sam could become 1st openly gay player
TheAssociated Press he was gay. He said he "I think a lot of guys in tackles for loss (19). He
came out to his teammates the NFL are going to say was the' SEC defensive
Tolerance is about to be and coaches at Missouri in they will accept it, but player of the year.
tested in the National Foot- August. there are a lot of guys who There have been a few
ball League. Sam will participate in won't," said Garcia, now a NFL players who have
And Michael Sam hopes the NFL combine later this sorts radio show host with come out after their play-
his abilityis all that matters, month in Indianapolis and WFNZ-AM in Charlotte. ing days, including Kwame
not his sexual orientation. is projected to be a mid- "The reality is Michael Sam Harris and Dave Kopay.
Missouri's All-America round draft pick in May. is going to open himself Collins, a 35-year-old
defensive end came out to "Hopefully it will be up to a lot of criticism and backup center, came out
the entire country Sunday the same like my locker a lot of challenges. Those after'last season when he
night and could become room," he told ESPN. "It's are challenges most gay was a free agent and was
the first openly gay player a workplace. If you've ever people have to go through, not signed this season.
in America's most popular been in a Division I or pro but when you are deal- MLS star and U.S. national
sport. locker room, it's a busi- ing with alpha males and team player Robbie Rogers
"I just want to go to the ness place. You want to act THE ASSOCIATED PRESS some meatheads in an NFL also came out a year ago.
team who drafts me," Sam professional." Michael Sam came out to his teammates in August, but spoke locker room it's amplified. "His courage will inspire
told ESPN in an interview Sam received much pub- publicly for the first time Sunday. And there are some guys millions to live their truth,"
that aired Sunday, "be- lic support Sunday night who have strong religious Rogers tweeted about Sam.
cause that team knows from people throughout There also were words of defensive lineman Esera beliefs, too, so he's going Division III Willamette
about me, knows that I'm the world of sports. caution. Tuaolo, who announced to be judged. He's going to kicker Conner Mertens, a
gay, and also knows that I "I can't wait to cheer for Offensive lineman Frank he was gay on HBO's Real face some things that are redshirt freshman, said last
work hard. That's the team whatever lucky team that Garcia, who played nine Sports in 2002 three going to be very difficult to month he was bisexual.
I want to go to." drafts @MikeSamFootball. seasons (1995-2003) in the years after he left the NFL. overcome." "We admire Michael
Nobody has ever done Personally I hope he goes NFL with the Panthers, Garcia said although The 6-foot-2, 255-pound Sam's honesty and cour-
this before. to my favorite team. The @ Rams and Cardinals, said he and Tuaolo regularly Sam participated in the Se- age," the NFL said in state-
In interviews with ESPN, Colts" tweeted Jason Col- Sam could face "huge chal- hung out as teammates in nior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., ment. "Michael is a foot-
The New York Times and lins, the pro basketball lenges" in the league. Carolina in 1999, Tuaolo last month after leading ball player. Any player with
Outsports, Sam said pub- player who said publicly Garcia was teammates never once let on that he the Southeastern Confer- ability and determination
licly for the first time that last season that he is gay. and good friends with was gay. ence in sacks (11.5) and can succeed in the NFL."
Sam bravely comes out to public. Now what?
Michael Sam could've a sports radio show host in mate to several players
taken the well, not the Charlotte. "Those are chal- in the Atlanta Braves
easy, but certainly the eas- lenges most gay people clubhouse. One freely
ier way out by staying have to go through, but conceded he would be
mum on his sexual orien- when you are dealing with uncomfortable dressing or
tation, at least until after alpha males and some showering infront of some-
the NFL draft. meatheads in an NFL lock- one he knew was gay, and
Instead, one of the na- er room, it's amplified. And I've long suspected he .
tion's top college football PaulNewberry there are some guys who was not alone in that atti-
players bravely decided to APNationalWriter have strong religious be- tude. Anyone who has ever
speak now, to tell the world liefs too, so he's going to be beeninasportslockerroom
he is gay at a time when knowledges they are gay, judged. knows what a macho world
NFL teams are grading the then competes with and "He's going to face some that can be, where distaste-
guys they'll be picking in a against guys who may be things that are going to be ful-even hurtful-words
couple of months. repelled by the notion of very difficult to overcome." are thrown around with
This is not Jason Collins, having a relationship with We've already gotten shocking frequency. d p
as courageous as he was, another man. more than a glimpse at Just ask Jonathan Mar- ASSOCIATED PRESSFILEPHOTO
coming out at the end of Because of Sam, it will what Sam will face. At last tin, the offensive lineman Michael Sam warms up before the Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma
his NBA career. This is a be easier for the next guy. year's Super Bowl, San who walked away from State on Jan.3, 2014. Sam led the SEC with 11.5 sacks.
young man just getting And the guy after that. But Francisco cornerback the Miami Dolphins this coming out ahead of veteran NFL scout. "Do
started as a professional, for all the progress this Chris Culliver made a fool past season, claiming the draft. you want to be the team
after leading Missouri to country has made in gay of himself when jokingly he had been bullied and Before he spoke, the to, quote-unquote, break
one of the best seasons in rights, there will surely be asked by comedian Artie harassed daily by team- Southeastern Conference that barrier?"
school history. plenty of ugliness in the Lange if he would ever mate Richie Incognito and defensive player of the A player personnel assis-
Finally, we'll get to see weeks and pursue a gay man. others. year was projected as a tant added, "I don't think
how this plays out, an months and years "Ain't got no gay people Eight NFL executives mid- to late-round draft football is ready for it just
openly gay player lining up to come. on the team," Culliver said. and coaches, interviewed pick. Now, according to yet. In the coming decade
in America's most popu- "The reality is: Michael "They gotta get up outta by SI.com and given everyone interviewed by or two, it's going to be ac-
lar sport. Finally, we'll get Sam is going to open him-, here if they do. Can't be anonymity so they could SI.com, his stock will cer- ceptable, but at this point
to see what barriers we've self up to a lot of criticism with that sweet stuff." give their true opinions, tainly plummet. in time it's still a man's-
broken down and, more and a lot of challenges," A few years ago, I revealed the daunt- "I just know with this man game. To call some-
important, what hurdles said former NFL offensive broached the idea of hav- ing challenges that Sam going on this is going to body a (gay slur) is still so
remain when someone ac- lineman Frank Garcia, now ing an openly gay team- set himself up for by drop him down," said a commonplace."
Smart given 3 game Syracuse remains No. 1
The Associated Press
suspension for shove
-suspo"*ension for shove- Syracuse is a unanimous
No. 1 in The Associated
The Associated Press Press college basketball
poll for the second straight
STILLWATER, Okla. week while SMU moved
Marcus Smart was quiet into the Top 25 for the
and subdued as he apolo- first time in almost three
gized at a podium, a de- decades.
meanor in stark contrast o o The Orange (23-0) re-
to the one that sent shock- I so eth I h ceived all 65 first-place
waves through Oklahoma votes from the national me-
State's basketball program dia panel Monday. Arizona,
hours earlier. Florida, Wichita State, San
Smart was suspended c Diego State snd Villanova
three games Sunday by I remained second through
the Big 12 for shoving a fan P sixth. Wichita State (25-0)
in the closing seconds of THEASSOCIATEDPRESS is the only other unbeaten
the Cowboys' loss at Texas Marcus Smart (center) is held back by teammates Markel Brown team in Division I.
Tech on Saturday night. (left) and Phil Forte (right) after Smart shoved a fan during Kansas moved up one THE ASSOCIATEDPRESS
The conference acted Oklahoma State's game against Texas Tech Saturday night. spot to seventh and Duke Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim has his team off to a 23-0
lstart. Its 9-0 conference record is the best start in conference
swiftly in banning the All- verityofhisactions. ing full responsibility. No jumped three spots to sa 0 obest start in conference
America guard, saying in a "This is not how I con- fingers pointing this is eighth. Michigan State and play in range history.
statement the penalty was duct myself," said Smart, all upon me." Cincinnati round out the
handed down for "inap- a top NBA prospect. "This Late in Saturday night's Top Ten. \
propriate conduct with a is not how the program game at Lubbock, Texas, WisconsinandOhioState, WWW.JCFLORIDAN.COM
spectator." is run. This is not how I Smart tumbled out of Nos. 21 and 22, both re-
Smart apologized to the was raised. I let my emo- bounds behind the bas- turned to the rankings after
fan, his teammates and his tions get the best of 'me. ket after trying to block a a one-week absence. SMU, a
family for his role in the It's something I'll have to shot. He was helped to his which beat then-No. 7 Cin-
altercation before coach learn from, a lesson I'll feet and then shoved Jeff cinnati last week, moved
Travis Ford expressed sup- have to learn from. The Orr with two hands after it in at No. 23, the Mustangs' o
port for the sophomore consequences that are appeared the Red Raiders first ranking since the next-
without dismissing the se- coming with it I'mtak- fan said something to him. to-last poll of 1984-85, a
season they were ranked as
high as No. 2.
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