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Jackson County Floridan
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Sunday Floridan
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Jackson County Floridan
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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 8, no. 13 (Sept. 7, 1934)-
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Vol. 91 No. 33

Habitat for Humanity Traffic stop
finds felon

mourns loss of Grant with guns
dbuc khalter@jAH Bcfloridan.com Jackson County, joined the the big city.
Alogtiech io an d Army and learned automo- In adulthood, he'd come and
A longtime champion and tive skills there, then settled back to his childhood home
member of the local Habi- into a Chicago Postal Ser- every summer. He'd spend From staff reports
tat for Humanity group died vice career after completing several weeks here with the
late last week, leaving a com- his stint in the military. It neighbors who helped shape AClarksville man is facing mul-
munity of fellow volunteers was on the job that he met him as a youngster coming tiple charges after weapons and
and friends in mourning for his wife, Alma, who worked up in the Evergreen commu- drugs are found during a traffic
a person, who gave many in the post office where he nityinsouthJackson County. stop.
SUB T hours and much devotion kept a fleet of postal delivery He was known as Frankie According to the Jackson Coun-
Frank G s dh le SUBMITTED PHOTavo to the organization and the vehicles road-ready. But he to most of his childhood ty Sheriff's Office, at approxi-
Frank Grant's death late last week left a void
in the community, say friends and fellow people it helps. didn't forget his small-town mately 4:18 p.m. on Wednesday,
"Habitat for Humanity volunteers. Frank Grant grew up in roots while he made a life in See GRANT, Page 7A Feb. 12, a patrol-
ling deputy with
the JCSO Uniform
Patrol Division
observed a 2006
Hobby south of Alford, in
the area of Lake-
point Road and U.S. Highway
231. JCSO conducted a traffic
stop at the intersection of U.S.
231 and County Line Road.
During the initial contact

Cotton Council

3 from Fla.

named to



Tvan Cortes checks out some of the existing inventory at the now closed Cowboys and Angels
restaurant at 3914 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Cortes expects to open for business there soon,
possibly by early March. The building on U.S. 90 where he had operated his El Rio restaurant for the
past two years was destroyed in a fire last Sunday.

Jackson County Library
Workshops seek input on desired services Cottondale producer
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER Three more are scheduled for and the Friends of the Library, lic Library Construction Grant Davis re-elected
Tuesday, Feb. 18. One will be with no county funds involved, proposal by March 25 that the Special to the Floridan
A Jackson County library held at 1:30 p.m. in the Camp- The primary project consul- county can submit by the state's
study is underway to help bellton Community center to tant from that firm will be Rich- application deadline of April 1. Three Florida cotton industry
shape the future of the service, allow residents of that com- ard Waters, with Bradley Waters The application will be consid- members have been elected to
and a series of public meet- munity and Jacob toshare their and John Moorman serving as ered next year if legislators fund leadership positions in the Na-
ings will be held to find out thoughts. Another will. be held associate consultants in the the grant program for the com- tional Cotton Council for 2014,
what services local people want that evening at 6 p.m. in the task. ing fiscal year. including B.E. "Sonny" Davis
their library to provide going Alford Community Center for In addition to the public work- The Department of State pro- Jr., a Cottondale producer who
forward. residents of that community as shops, phone surveys and ad- vides funding to improve and/ was re-elected Florida chairman
Six such sessions will be held well .as Cottondale and Com- ditional in-person sessions with or build libraries, and the lo- of the NCC's American Cotton
next week over the course of pass Lake. A thirdworkshop will specific groups of stakeholder cal government has its eye on a Producers.
three days. commence at 6:30 p.m. in the types-like educators, for exam- grant program that offers up to Re-elected as NCC Fl6rida unit
The first two are MIonday, Feb. Graceville library that same day. ple, the consultants' architect $500,000, money that could be officers were Davis, Jr., chair-
17. One will be held at 6 p.m. One workshop will be held on will be responsible for assessing combined with other funds to man; Joseph M. Diamond, a Jay
in Sneads City Hall in hopes of Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 6:30 p.m. the physical libraries in Mari- build a new library, or used to producer, vice chairman; and
gathering input from people in theMarianna library. anna and Graceville to deter- improve existing structures. No Scott Mitchell, a ginner from
who live in the Sneads and Godfrey's Associates of Dallas, mine strengths and weaknesses match is required for this grant Donalsonville, Ga., secretary.
Grand Ridge areas. Another will Texas, was hired to conduct the regarding their conditions and because of the county's designa- The cotton industry leaders
be held that night at 6:30 p.m. study, at a cost "not to exceed" theirlayouts/functionality. tionas a stateRuralAreaofCriti- were named to their posts dur-
in Malone Town Hall, seeking $14,930, according to the con- Their final report is due by cal Economic Concern. ing the recent 2014 NCC Annual
comment from residents who tract terms. The money came May 14 ofthis year; and the con- For more information about Meeting inWashington, D.C.
live in the Bascom, Greenwood from donations provided by sultant will also be responsible the library study, call Alan Bar-
and Malone areas. members of the general public for preparing a Florida Pub- ber at 482-9631. See COTTON, Page 7A
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F L O R ID A N FRIDAY, FEB. 14 Marianna Optimist Club for students for students nesses and chronic conditions. Appointments avail-
)) Deadline to enter Grand Ridge Pageants- 8 18 years of age in Jackson County. All students able (call 263-7106 or 209-5501); walk-ins welcome.
Publisher Valeria Roberts Grand Ridge School. Pageant for Little Miss, Jr. Miss and their parents are welcome. Players of all skill Sign in before 11 a.m.
and Miss Grand Ridge. Contact Heather Lewis at levels including beginners are welcome. Call 693- )The Boys to Men Choir of Jackson County,
vroberts@jcfloridan.com 209-7977 for more info. Pageant to be held March 8 0473. Jackson County Youth Community Choir and
Cirtion anager ena e at 6 p.m. ))Celebrate Recovery 7 p.m. at Evangel Worship the Save Our Children Black Awareness Pro-
doberski@jcfloridan.com ))Maranna Recreation Department baseball- Ceter, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult gram Practices-9 a.m. 11 a.m. at Pope Chapel
softdoberski@jball nregtration8 Dpa to e bp. aseballe and teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and AME Church, 4898 Blue Springs Rd., Marianna. The
NA CT USsoftball registrdatioon-8al a.m.n Foa T e hang-ups" Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call Boys to Men Choir of Jackson County is open to
CONTACT US Marianna Educational and Recreational Expo hang-ups." Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call Boys to Men Choir of Jackson County is open to
(MERE) location at 3625 Caverns Road in Marianna 209-7856, 573-1131. anyone ages 3-26. If you would like to join or need
Telephone: 850-526-3614 or you may drop off your registration at City hall. ))Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9 more info contact Carol Marks 693 9630 or Leon
FAX: 850-482-4478 Boys and girls ages 5 to 15 years of age are eligible p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Kelly 209-4310.
Email: editorial@jcfloridan.com to play. The fee for T-Ball is $35 for participants Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. ) Movies at Your Public Library-1:30 p.m. at the
Street Address: and $40 for Dixie Youth machine Pitch, AAA, "o" Main Library on Green Street in Marianna. One of
Zone and Dixie Boys. The fee for Darlings, Angels, SATURDAY, FEB. 15 a series of five popular feature films, shown during
4403 Constitution Lane Ponytails and Belles Softball will be $40. The fee February, celebrating Black History Month, depict-
Marianna, FL 32448 must be paid with a check or money order, no cash )Scoutfest-8 a.m. MadisonStreet Park, 2888 ing actual events, current and historical, involving
Office Hours: will be accepted. Checks need to be made payable Madison St., Marianna. One day exhibit, demonstra- African Americans. Today's movie, set in the forties,
Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to MERE. No one will be-allowed to register after Feb. tion and informational program about the scouting is about a famous sports star who paved the way
28. All participants must bring a copy of their birth program to help in recruiting boys ages 10-17 to join for African American athletes. Free. Rated PG13.
certificate. Boy Scouts. Activities and information booths will For information about this and other movies in the
MISS YOUR PAPER? be available for the public to observe and partici- schedule stop by the Library and pick up a schedule
))Members from Senator Rubio's staff will be pate. Information packets and applications will be or call 482-9631.
You should receive your newspaper no later available to meet-9 a.m. 11 a.m. Malone Town avaible for boys interested in signing up to join
than 6 a.m. If it does not arrive, call Circula- Hall council Chambers, 5182 9th Ave., Malone. If you Troop 3 Boy Scolts. 5 Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meetig 4:30-
tion between 6 a.m. and noon, Tuesday to are having an issue with Social Security Medicare, 5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Veterans Affairs benefits, immigration, the IRs or 5Partners for Pets- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tractor Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
Friday, and 7 a.m.to 11 a.m.on Sunday.The any federal agency plan to meet and find out what Supply with puppies for adoption.
Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840) services his office has to offer. )Jackson County Master Gardeners "How to SUNDAY, FEB.16
is published Tuesday through Friday and ))Malone Dixie Youth Baseball sign-ups-9 a.m. Grow Tomatoes'9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Jackson i Se .
Sunday mornings. Periodical postage paid to 4p.m. Monday thru Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on County Extension Services, 2741 Pennsylvania Ave., Fine Arts Series-4 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal
at Marianna, FL. Saturday at Malone Town Hall. Sign Up fee is $40 Marianrfa. Deadline to register is noon Feb. 12. Pre- Church, 4362 Lafayette St,, Marianna. Showcasing
per child. Please bring copy of your child's birth cer- paid registration $15. Registration at the door $20. Jonny Lipford featuring Native Americaf Courting
SUBSCRIPTION RATES tificate. If you have any questions contact Michael For more info and to preregister call 482-9620. Flute. "Meet the Artist" reception follows the recital;
Home delivery: $11.23 per month; $32.83 Floyd 569-2343. Panhandle Pioneer Settlement,17869.NW Pioneer n Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion

and $123.45 for one year. All prices include County Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and aka FaSoLa sing is a uniquelyAmerican tradition of Chuh, 2901 Caledonia St. in Maranna. Attendance
applicable state and local taxes. Mail experienced hand crafters welcome to create, share, gospel hymns without accompaniment. There will limitedto persons with a desire to stop drinking.
subscriptions must be paid in advance. Mail learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482-9631. be dinner on the grounds so bring a homemade pot
luck dish or dessert for all to enjoy. Guided tours MONDAY, FEB. 17
subscriptions are: $46.12 for three months; )Bird Walk-lO a.m. to 2 p.m. Florida Caverns State available. Free admission. Donations welcome. Marianna Recreation Department baseball-
shall not be liable for damages arising Park. Join Florida Caverns State Park volunteersy Floyd 569-2343. and $40 for Dixie Youth machine Pitch, AAA,"o"
$92.24 for six months; and $184.47 for on h s e e n Malone Dixie Youth Baseball sign-ups-9 am. softball registration-8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at he
year. leisurely stroll starting at the Blue Hole swimming to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on Marianna Educational and Recreational Expo
area to observe the birds of the park. Bring binocu- Saturday at Malone Town Hall. Sign up fee is $40 (MERE) locatiqn at 3625 Caverns Road in Marianna
ADVERTISING lars and a picnic and enjoy the day. per child. Please bring copy of your child's birth cer- or you may drop off your registration at City hall.
tificate. If you have any questions contact Michael Boys and girls ages 5 to 15 years of age are eligible
The advertiser agrees that the publisher ))Marianna High School Valentine Dinner The- Padgett 209-1250, Lenny Wber 209-8409 or Jamie to play. The fee for T-Ball is $35 for participants
shall not be liable for damages arising atre-6 p.m. Marianna High School. MHS culinary Floyd 569-2343p and $40 for Dixie Youth machine Pitch, AAA, "
out of errors and advertisements beyond arts students, theatre students and jazz ensemble ))Jackson County Community Helpers Club 10 Zone and Dixie Boys. The fee for Darlings, Angels,
tionut of errors an advertisements beyond will be in charge of the evening. Reservations re- i al@jcfloridan.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.will Th f
the amount paid for the space actually quired. $15 each or $25 per couple. For reservations a.m. 4571 Dickson Rd, Greenwood. Ponytails andBelles Softball will be $40. The fee
occublish ied by that portion of the advertise- contact Andrea Marsh at 482-9605 ext 311 or Susie Alfrd Community Health Clinic Hours 10 will be accepted Checks need to be maorder. payable
mein which the error occurred, whether Baber at 482-9605 ext.290 am. until last pti is seey complaintsn, at 1770 Cartwo folina St. in to MERE. No ne will be allowed to register after Feb.
such error is due to the negligence of the ))Chess Club -6 p.m. 8 p.m. First United Method- Alford. The free clinic for- income-eligible patients 28. All participants must bring a copy of their birth
publegall y proteted personalor otherise, and ist Church on Clinton St. in Marianna. Sponsored by w-up investigations, two Lancertificate.
there shall be not liability for non-iser- The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P O. Box 520, 3940 GMaranna FL 32447.,
tion of any advertisement beyond the email editorial@icfloridan.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
amount paid for suhsuspicious person, one panic alarm, three adplaint, three fraud co- Joseph Myerertises, 25,956 Carlislent. Thise Road,
newspaperwill not knowingly accept orD traffic stops, two property checks, two as- plaints, 12 property Chipley, sentenced to 9 months.
publish illegal material of any kind. Advertis- Marianna Police Department alarms, two fire alarms, five traffic Marianna, violation of court order.
T he Jackson County Floridan will publish service call, two welfare checks and eight motorist or pedestrian, two non-child support. Christopher Darvehn, 31, 3686 Red Top
legally protected perest free of chargeistics home securityanna Police Department listedof other agenc low-up investigations, tw Lane, Maranna, sentenced to 10 days.
not acceptable. the following incidents for Feb.12,the lat- comjuvenile complaints, one Eri Jordan, 20, 3940 Green St. (Apt. A),
est available report: Two accidents, one deployments, two criminal registrations, Teddy Simpson, 25, 2749 West Tharpe

Fees may apply for wedding, engagement, sCo ups, one c s, t plaint, three fraud com- Joseph Myers, v25, 956 Carlisle Road,
NEWS PUBLISHED tsof mtorst o pederians, o p lic plaints, 12 property Chipley, sentenced to 9 months.
NDsists of motorists or pedestrins, one public checks, one assist of a ) Larry Brasher, 35, 5260 Ira Road, Ebro,
The Jackson County Floridan will publish service call, two welfare checks and eight motorist or pedestrian, two non-child support.
news of general interest free of charge. home security checks. assists of other agencies, one child abuse ) Virgil Johnson, 23, 2727 Barnes St., Mari-
Submit your news or Community Calendar complaint, two 911 hang-ups, four K-9 anna, violation of county probation.
events via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery. Jackson County Sheriff's Office deployments, two criminal registrations, ) Teddy Simpson, 25, 2749 West Tharpe
Fees may apply for wedding, engagement, three transports and one threat/harass- St., Marianna, violation of state probation.
anniversary and birth announcements. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and ment complaint. Cedric McNealy, 30, 1700 Joe Louis St,
Forms are available at the Floridan offices. county fire/rescue reported the following Tallahassee, trafficking in hydrocodone.
Photographs must be of good quality and incidents for Feb. 12, the latest available a Stephen Hobby, 39, P.O. Box 61, Clarks-
Photographs must be of good quality and report: Two accidents, one hospice death, Jackson County ville, possession of a firearm by a convicted
suitable for print.The Floridan reserves the one missing adult, one abandoned vehicle, Correctional Facility felon-four counts, possession of marijua-
right to edit all submissions, one reckless driver, three suspicious vehi- na-less than 20 grams, possession of drug
GETTING IT RIGHT cles, three suspicious persons, one escort, The following persons were booked into paraphernalia.
three highway obstructions, one verbal the county jail during the latest reporting
The Jackson County Floridan's policy disturbance, one prowler, one drug offense, periods: Jail Population: 190
is to correct mistakes promptly. To 15 medical calls, three traffic crashes, one ) Lee Curtis, 22, 5040 Copperhead Lane, To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers at 526-5000 or a
report an error, please call 526-3614 assist of the fire department, two burglar Bascom, violation of county probation. local law enforcement agency. To report a wildlife violation,
Monday-Friday. )) Larry Rushin, 23, 1807 McCoy Lane, call 1-888-404-FWCC (3922).


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IVIarianna MVliddle School
Hope School participates in School Choice Week Honor Roll

Special to the Floridan ..- Second Nine Weeks Mary Ham, Aaron Ham-
ilton, Braden Hunter,
National School Choice 6th Grade Melissa Jasso, Anna
was a huge success at A Honor Roll James Jerkins, Ashtyn Jeter,
Hope School in Marianna. Clikas, Mark Clikas, Han- Katie Linton, Michael
Hope School is a school nah Collins, Izec Isa- Mears, Tatum Milton,
for students with special ti I bella, Benjamin Knowles, Caleb Oswald, Lou'zarius
needs. means Meagan Pelham, Cath- Peterson, Kristaisha Pitt-
This year the Credit o erine Roberts, Jarod man, Chierstin Rasmus-
Recovery Program was ... iRoney, Noah Shores, John sen, Shaye Reddoch,
placed at Hope School so Wiggins, and Stephen Marsela Resendiz, Wesley
now the school also has Williams. Rogers, Tyler Roper,
basic education students A/B Honor Roll James Shores, Alyssa
attending. This is the J Caden Akerson, Gage Sims, Madison Skipper,
first year the school has Bannerman, Gage Bas- Jonathan Smith, Jayden
participated in National ford, Jaxson Beach, Anni- Sorey, Carolyn Wierman,
School Choice Week. ka Beebe, Gabrielle Bess, SamuelWiggins and
Even with the school Allianne Bryan, Jennifer Clayton Williams.
being closed for two days Castleberry, Trinity Chad-
due to the weather, the dock, Wyatt Chandler, 8th Grade
students were still excited Olivia Cornwell, Delon- A Honor Roll- Tanner
to participate in activities. trey Dixon, Dylan Dykes, Andress, Ronald Anger-
On Friday, a school dance Lindsey Elliott, Peyton brandt, Natalie Baggett,
was held and the Second- Gay, Amaijah Girard Alyssa Cowart, Adin
ary I class performed the TT1 Bernetha, William Grice, Domen, Laura Gause,
National School Choice ee s a rop ope stents tat pnth Regan Gullett, Seth Ham, Sydnee Goodson, Cydney
Dance for the entire Shown here is a group Hope students that participated in the National School Choice with two Samual Hanstine, Megan Granberry, Kennedy Har-
school. Heinemann, Savan- ris, Alexandria Hencely,
The class did an out- over, other students asked volunteeredto stand up Credit Recovery class. nah Hill, Victoria Kelly, Hunter Hutton, Alyson
standing job and they if they would teach the and say why they loved "I love this school Stefane Kent, Jonathan James, Devon Jerni-
were very excited to have dance to them and they their school. The one because everyone is nice Large, Teresa Long, Elijah gan, Tamarique Jones,
a huge part in the dance. obliged. that stood out most was to me and makes me feel Mayo, Hailey McDonald, Henry Knowles, Jasmine
Before the dance was During lunch, students from a student in the like I belong." he said. Karlee Mercer, William Kolmetz, Cameryn Lein,
Michels, Chesney Miller, Joseph Myhill, Lance.
John Mitchell, Katarah Peterson, Turner Seay,
nWESTBROOK SPEA O ROTAR Nelson, Leighanna Perry, Calen Sims, Carlos Staley,
WESTBROOK SPEA S TO ROTARY hCameron Porter, Mya Michael Torbett, Leah
Reed, Avery Retherford, Tucker, Nicholas Walker
Jailah Richardson, Joshua and Natalee Williams.
A t the Feb.6 meeting of the Marianna Salvaty, Iyannah Sams, A/B Honor Roll Madi-
SKiwanis Club, Jamey Westbrook as Joshua Sanchez, Dek- son Alloway, Amaya
ed Iwans F 1 c I arion Sims, Abel Smith, Baker, Jami Baker, Mary
.L.lpresented a program on the impor- Dustin Smitherman, Barwick, Brianna Briggs,
tance of water preservation in Jackson Coun- Jacob Tate, Caleb Torbett, Cassie Brown, Ashley
STe members had a lo o qesin an Sunalee Watson, Jasmyn Bunting, Gavin Calloway,
ty. The members had a lot of q ions an Weston, WesleyWig- Jacob Chabot, Spencer
Westbrook did a great job answering them. gins, BriannaWilkinson, Christmas, Seat Con-
Those pictured are JameyWestbrook, Doyle JazmonWilliams and nolly, Kathrine Davis,
ScottyWilliams. Arionna Decree, John
Green, program chairman, and Jim Holiday, 7th Grade Donaldson, Shelley
preident.9 7th Grade Donaldson, Shelley
president. Dryden, Mallory Dykes,
A Honor Roll Riley Ethan Ellis, Nicholas
Arunakul, Mallory Bar- English, Kiera Garrett,
SUBMITED PHOTO ber, Richard Brunner, Ca- De'onte Hardy, Jasmine
leb Callahan, Ronak Go- Harris, Halee Hatcher,
cool, Autumn Heatrice, Caleb Hawes, Toni Hayes,
ISTEPHENS WINS FIRST PLACE Rebekah Hilburn, Elijah Hunter Hurst, Ja'cavia
S' Isabella, Lauren Locke, Johnson, Suzanne
AT SUB-DISTRICT Aaron Meese, Payton Johnson, Kaitlin Kent,
Melton', Jonah Mercer, Amelya Key, Cooper
Emili Noble, Sheridan Large, Maggie Larkin, Ga-
he National FFA Creed Speaking CDE is designed to recog- Padgett, Lindsey Ramin, briel Leff, Ashley Miller,
nize outstanding FFA members for their ability to present the Madison Retherford, Hunter Mitchell, Jorge
Maggalina Russ-Baxley, Monteagudo, Gunnar
National FFA Creed in a competitive setting. Members deliver Natalie Sims, Chloe Tem- Nebel, Hannah Nobles,
the Creed from memory and respond to three questions. The event ples, Jonathan Treadway Aisley Patterson-Rhodes,
gives FFA members the opportunity to develop their ability to com- and GiovanniVazquez Mary Pervinich,Werlean
Ramos. Pollock, Freddy Pruett,
municate in a powerful, organized and professional manner. Alyssa A/B Honor Roll Corey Bowen Rudd, Jackira Saf-
Stephens (left) won 1st place at FFA Sub-district competition and Akerson, Beau Alday, fold, Ethan Sapp, Curtis
1st place at District competition. Alyssa is recognized as one of the Morgan Baxter, Ashton Screen, Edward Sigrest,
Benton, Tristen Boze- Joseph Sims, William
top 11 Creed Speakers in the state and will compete at the Florida man, Kaylee Brown, Smith, Tradejsa Speights,
FFA Convention later this summer to see if she can advance to the Noelle Byrd, Kendra ShalondaWalton, Olivia
National FFA Convention as the top FFA Creed Speaker representing aldwell, John Clark, Wester, AlyssaWilley
Jamaya Dudley, Kristen Kalysia Wynn and Alivia
SUBMITTEDPHOTO Florida. Fender, Ellery Glass, York.

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Bridge Club announces ners call Libby Hutto at requirements. The semi- Mon (E) 2/10 6-6-8 2-2-0-1 411-22-2932
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a First place-John Selfe Chiola to offer micro-loans, rural ag Tue. (E) 2/11 5-4-2 1-4-5-5 29212829
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Lies Doris Ottinger Chipola College will investors. Wed (M) 0-74 5712
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Parker Kurt Opfermann seminar, "Business $15. Registration deadline Thurs. (M) Results will beavaiIabIeiSunday's edition Carat The FIVE C's
) Fourth place-Sharon Finance," Friday, Feb. is Jan. 15. Participants may Fr. (E) .2/7 6:0-4 8-5-6-5 8-1-2-20-32 Color
Morgan Mary Lou Miller 21, from 9 a.m. to noon, register online atwww. Fri. (M) 1-0-7 8-444 ,Clarity
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) Sixth place-Libby building (M). students to sign up will Sat (M) 37-7 4-7-3-9
Hutto Elaine Yost The seminar will cover receive free admission. Sun () 2/9 5-8-6 7-8-8-9 1-111316-25 Marianna's Most
) Seventh place-Armin grants, personal loans, Students should call Elissa Sun. (M) 1-8-6 235 Trusted Jeweler
Kunkler Lois Stanwaity lines of credit, small busi- Severson at 718-2441 or E= EveningdrawingM=Midd.. Ewt. 1971
The Marianna Bridge ness loans, SBA guaran- sign up in Building M, Est. 1971
Club is sanctioned by the teed loans 7(a), SBA 504, (108). Study8 8' 2- 25-4-3744 82 xtra2atSO
American Contract Bridge building and long-term For information, contact Wednd 2/13 ,364449-52-57 PBI xtra 2 Sal ES
League. The game is held equipment loans. Topics Severson at 850-718-2441 GEMOLOGISTS
every Monday at 1 p.m. will include: how lenders or email seversone@ Satu2rday-' 2 .. 1216-26- 34-42-47. tra 5
at St. Luke's Episcopal evaluate loans; structuring chipola.edu Wednesday 2/13 : 5-89-34-4149 xtra4 watsonjewelers.com
Church in Marianna, 4362 loans to match the busi- From local reports For ottery information .a 850-4877777 or 900-737-T/77

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Save the Children/Boys to Men program finales

Special to the Floridan n seven years.
Her passion
The final Save Children/Boysi is for people,
to Men countywide black aware- especially
ness program was held at Pope y oung peo-
Chapel African Methodist Epis- ple, to know
copal Church Feb. 9. The Rev. healing spir
Carl L. Hill is the itually and
pastor. The pro- physically
gram began with through
church school and knowing Je-
concluded with an L theran e sus Christ.
11 a.m. program, Her message
featuring Jackson included the
McFarand County youths in reminder
the choirs, per- SUBMITTEDPHOTOS that this was
forming solos, praise dancing ABOVE: Worship Leader Jayden Sorey and Choir not the end
and other assignments. Wor- Director Daniel Marks. AT LEFT: Soloist Adaiiah of this pro-
ship leader was Jayden Sorey, of Swilley. gram. She
Marianna. because of a need to save our achievements. This year, the grandson. She is a graduate of said she believes that someone
The Boys to Men Choir of Jack- black males from prison and program directors decided that Union Bible College, Pasadena, in this community will be will-
son County grew out of the Save crime and to educate them. it was fitting at .the final event Calif.; Georgia Medical Institute, ing to take the reins from the
Our Children program in 1995. There have been approximate- to honor the many community Atlanta; and Florida State Uni- current chairs who are unable to
Its founders were Danny Syl- ly 140 males who have been members who have contributed versity, Tallahassee. She is pas- continue.
vester, who also is the founder members of this inspirational to the program's success. tor and district missionary for The Save Children/Boys to
and director of Renaissance Park choir. The Boys to Men Choir of The speaker was the Rev. An- the Spirit Filled District North- Men countywide finale evening
Youth Camp and Family Cen- Jackson County has performed gela McFarland, a native of west Florida Church of God in choir event will be held at Mari-
ter, and Carol "Cookie" Marks, in Alabama, Georgia and Flori- New Jersey who now lives in Christ and CEO of the nonprofit anna High School, 3546 Caverns
founder of the Save Our Children da. In years past, the event hon- Marianna. She is the daughter H.E.L.PS. Road, on Feb. 28. The program
Black Awareness Program which orees have been Jackson County of Nathaniel and Rosa Pollock, McFarland has been an activ- will begin at 6 p.m.
documents black history in the community minority members of Marianna, and is the mother ist in Jackson County and sur-
county. The choir was organized who have accomplished great of five and grandmother of one rounding areas for more than See FINALE, Page 5A

Ascension Lutheran extends Friendship invitation

Special to the Floridan

Do you have any Lutheran
I bet some of you may, and,
yes, I know some of you are say-
ing and thinking" "What's a Lu-
theran?" My response to you is
to come and see. Come and see
how your friends and neighbors
worship their Lord and Savior
Jesus Christ. Come and join in
our worship of the Lord Christ
on Feb. 23.
We at Ascension Lutheran
Church Marianna are having SUBMITTED PHOTOS
Friendship Sunday that day, the ABOVE: Pastor Steve Mazzaferro,
last Sunday in February. The of Ascension Lutheran Church
service starts at 11 a.m., and Marianna. AT RIGHT: Ascension
our congregation would like Lutheran is at 3975 U.S. 90.
you to join us at 3975 U.S. 90 Pastor Steve Mazzaferro and
in Marianna for worship and the members of Ascension and
fellowship. Grace wish to extend our friend-
Our sister church, Grace Lu- ship and love of our Savior to
theran in Bonifay, is joining us you. So, come and see that the
in this celebration of friendship. Lord is good.

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Your Guide To Local Houses Of Worship
Alford First Assembly of God Collins Chapel Baptist Church Grand Ridge Baptist Church New Hope Freewill Baptist Trinity Baptist Church
1782 Tennessee St P.O. Box 228 5005 3rd Ave (5499 Collins Chapel Rd) 2093 Porter Ave P.O. Box 380 Sweet Pond Rd 3023 Penn. Ave
Alford, FL 32420 Malone, FL 32445 569-5644 Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-4846 Dellwood, FL 592-1234 Marianna, FL 482-3705
Bascom Assembly of God Crossroads Baptist Church Southern grandridgebc@embarqmail.com New Hope Missionary Baptist www.TrinityMarianna.com
5516 Hummingbird Rd Baptist Greater Buckhorn Missionary Baptist 3996 Wintergreen Rd Union Hill
Bascom, FL 32423 272-7775 3276 Main St P.O. Box 386 Church Greenwood, FL 32443* 592-8802 3115 Union Hill Rd
Shugrod@embargmail.com Cottondale F. 32431 352-2636 4691 Hwy 162 Marianna, FL 32446 526-5711
Damacus Freewill Baptist Marianna, FL 32446 594-5761 New Hope Reformed Baptist ChurchChurch
Cypress Grove Assembly of God 3700 Kynesville Rd Greenwood Baptist Church 4028 LaayettLe 3St4 Vit 8atist Chuer
3250 Cypress Grove Rd Marianne FL 32448 o 482-5878pMarianna, FL 32446 482-6406 2271 River Rd
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-4451 Marianna, FL 32448 482-5878 4156 Bryan St P.. Box 249 Sneads, FL 32460 593-6699
cppressgrovechurch.org Dellwood Baptist Church Greenwood, FL 32443 594-3883 New Mount Olive Missionary Baptist www.victorybaptistfl.com
23 S5512 Blue Springs Rd Hastr P2Ond B t C c2870 Barnes St P.O Box 312
Cors O LoveAssembly Of God Hasty Pond Baptist Church larianna, FL 32447 482-7595 White Pond Baptist Church
2060 Bethelehem Rd 4895 Hasty Pond Rd, Marianna, FL p.o. Box 458 Mill Pond Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 272-0254 Eastside Baptist Church Heaven's Way Biker Church New Salem Baptist Church h Alford, FL 32420 352-4715
4785 Highway 90 3478 Kynesville Rd
Eastside Assembly of God Church Marianna, FL 526-2004 A Ministry of Alford Baptist Church Marianna, FL 32448 579-4343 CTHO IC
4723 Hatton St Marianna, FL www.eastsidebaptistchurch.com 3924 Woodrest Rd CATHOLIC
lop4664@yahoo.com 526-2422 Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Cottondale, FL 32431 334-806-4258 Pleasant Hill Baptist Church St. Anne Catholic Church
El Bethel Assembly of God 3360 Gardenview Rd Holly Grove Free Will Baptist Church 3009 5th St Box 1547
2503 El Bethel Church Rd Cottondale, FL 32431 579-4223 2699 Highway 73S Grand Ridge, FL 32442 T 718-8401 Marianna, FL 32446 482-3734
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 593-6044 Marianna, FL 32448 482-3489 Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church www.stanne@stannemar.ptdiocese.org
Everlena Missionaryt inwood 6704 Reddoch Road www.stannemarianna.org
First Assembly of God 5309 Ellaville Rd Inwood Baptist Church788 Reo L Rd
5565 Brown St Campbellton, FL 32426 263-3900 2012 Inwood Rd Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-2273
Graceville, FL 32440 263-3351 First Baptist Church Grand Ridge, FL 32448 5935328 Pine Ridge Baptist Church CHURCH OF CHRIST
First Assembly of God Church 3172 Main St Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church 3064 Pine Ridge Church Rd Caverns Rd. Church of Christ
4186 Lafayette St Cottondale, FL 32431 352-4586 5239 Liberty Hill Road Alford, FL 32420 4448 River Rd
Marianna FL.32446 First Baptist Church Bascom, FL 32426 569-5949 Piney Grove Baptist Church Marianna, FL 482-2605
482-2800 www.mariannafirst.org 5366 Ninth St P.O. Box 98 Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church 2136 Piney Grove Rd
First Assembly of God Church of Malone, FL 32445 569-2426 3181 Little Zion Rd P.O. Box 190 Cottondale, FL 32431 352-3800 CHURCH OF GOD
Cottondale Faith Baptist Church Sneads, FL 32460 592-1614 Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Grand Ridge Church of God
2636 Milton St 2494 Hwy 71 Sputh Lovedale Baptist Church 5481 Pleasant Ridge Rd 2232 Porter Ave Grand Ridge, FL
Cottondale, FL 32431 352-4626 Marianna, FL 482-2869 6595 Lovedale Rd Bascom, FL 32423 Marianna, FL 32446 263-8007 32442
Faith Haven Assembly of God First Baptist Church 592-5415 or 592-2134 Poplar Springs Missionary Baptist 592-5301 or 592-2814
7135 Hwy 90 8010 Pope St P.O. Box 246 Marvin Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Church Marianna Church of God
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-8205 Sneads, FL 32460 2041 Hope School Dr 2662 Poplar Springs Rd (All services interpreted for the
Pilgrim Rest Assembly of God First Baptist Church of Bascom Marianna, FL 32448 482-5375 Marianna, FL 32446 526-3176 hearing impaired.)
3347 Pilgrim Rest Church Road 4951First Baptist Church of Bascomx 97 www.marvinchapelfwb.com Providence Baptist Church 2791 Jefferson St, Marianna, FL 32446
Marianna, FL 32448 579-2300 Bascom, FL 32423 569-2699 Midway Freewill Baptist Church 6940 Providence Church Rd 482-6264 mariannacog.com
Welcome Assembly of God First Baptist Church of Campbellton 1600 Church St Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-5481
4messeFirst Baptist Church 6158 Rocky Creek Rd pbch@embarqmail.com CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-507'7 Campbellton, FL 32426 263-3183 Mariann, FL 32448 592-8999 Rocky Creek Baptist Church Glorious Gospel Church of God in
Welcomehometom@yahoo.com Mount Olive Baptist 5458 Rocky Creek Rd Christ
First Baptist Church Southern Baptist Marianna, FL 32448 526-7508 4255 Clay St Marianna, FL 32448
BAPTIST 987 8th Ave PO. Box 565 6045 Hwy 2 4255 Clay St Marianne, FL 32448
Graceville FL 32440 263-3323 Bascom FL 32423 569-5080 Salem Free Will Baptist 594-1096 or 557-4019
Alford Baptist Church fbcgraceville@bellsouth.net Mt.Tabor Missionary Baptist Church 2555 Kynesville Rd Miracle Restoration Center
1764 Carolina St P.O..Box 6 www.fbcgraceville.org 3695 Popular Springs Rd Cottondale, FL 32431 579-4194 2997 Hall Street
Alford, FL 32420 850-573-3249 First Baptist Marianna Marianna, FL 32446 594-4161 www.salemfreewillbaptist.com Marianna, FL 32448 526-2335
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church 2897 Green St Marianna, FL 32446 Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Shady Grove Baptist Church Refuge Tabernacle Church of God in
2137 McLeod St 526-4200 www.fbcmarianna.org 5382 Old US Road 7304 Birchwood Rd Christ
Cypress, FL 592-4108 First Freewill Baptist Church of Malone Malone, FL 32445 569-2049 Grand Ridge FL 32442 592-6952 2820 Chipola Street
Bethel Star Missionary Baptist Church 5440 10th Street (Hwy 71 N.) New Easter Missionary Baptist Church St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church Marianna, FL 32448 482-2607
4134 Lincoln Ave P.O. Box 385 977 Hope Ave 2871 Orange Street The New Zion Temple Church of God
Marianna, FL 32448 482-4866 Malone FL 32445 850-569-2786 Graceville, FL 32440 658-8344 Marianna, FL 32448 482-2591 In Christ
Bethlehem Baptist Church First Freewill Baptist Church New Galilee Missionary Baptist Church St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church 1022 Washington Ave
2300 Bethlehem Rd 7970 Davis St 2155 Highway 73 South P.O. Box 234 1935 Jacob Road Graceville, FL 32440
Cottondale, FL 32431 579-9940 Sneads, FL 32460 593-5400 Marianna, FL 32447 482-5499 Cottondale, FL 32431 263-4097 Victory Tabernacle Church of God In
Circle Hill Baptist Church Friendship Baptist Church of Malone New Hoskie Baptist Church St. Peter Missionary Baptist Christ
7170 Circle Hill Rd 5507 Friendship Church Rd 4252 Allen St 7889 McKeown Mill Rd 6752 Highway 90
Sneads, FL 32460 592-2327 Malone, FL 32445 569-2379 Greenwood, FL 32443 594-7243 P.O. Box 326 593-3363 Grand Ridge, FL 32442 209-7711


Dark secrets in modern pews

SA t t some point before Loskarn's involvement with he noted. While 69 percent
S35-year-old Jesse Ryan child pornography raised of the pastors agreed that
Soskarn hanged himself criminal issues that are far pornography has "adversely
in his parents' home outside more serious than the lusts affected the lives of our church
a Baltimore, he wrote a pain-. and lies that threaten the members," a solid majority
S ful letter soaked in shame relationships at the heart of 62 percent thought that
and self-loathing in which many Christian marriages 10 percent or less of the men
he attempted to explain the T and homes. Any pastor who in their flocks were exposed
unexplainable. T 0 7ai !g y sees evidence of abuse and to pornography on a weekly
The former chief of staff On Religion child pornography must basis.
for Sen. Lamar Alexander immediately appeal to "To be blunt, that number
(R-Tenn.) had lived a secret Washington, D.C. Dennis professional counselors and to is too low to be real," said
life, hiding memories of child arrived for meetings linked to legal authorities, he said. Dennis. "I'm convinced that
abuse and his addiction to the Join One Million Men anti- In some cases, legal some of our pastors are not
child pornography. Even as pornography initiative, which pornography can lead to facing the facts about the dark
U.S. Postal Inspection Service was approved last summer by sexual addictions that require side of life in this day and age.
agents used a battering the nearly 16 million-member professional intervention. ... There are men and women
ram to enter his house, it Southern Baptist Convention. Also, he said, clergy now work out there who are hiding dark
appeared that he was trying People who thought they in an age in which many secrets, and they feel alone
to hide an external hard drive knew Loskarn were, of course, children are exposed to online and afraid."
--containing hundreds of shocked by the details of his pornography by the age of Many, he said, would
videos on a ledge outside a terrible secrets. 10 or 11. Often the initial identify with key passages in
window. "Secrets always have exposures occur accidentally, a the Loskarn letter.
"Everyone wants to know power. ... Here was a secret form of digital abuse that can Consider these words,
why," he wrote in a Jan. 23 that literally put this man leave children shocked and for example: "Today the
letter posted online by Gay in chains," said Dennis, ashamed and terrified to turn memories fly at me whenever
Loskarn, his mother. the veteran pastor at First to anyone for help. they choose. They're the first
"I've asked God. I've asked Baptist Church at the Mall "What ties all of this together thing I see when I wake and
TOP: Praise Dancer Trinity White. myself. I've talked with in Lakeland, Fla. "People are is silence," said Dennis. "We the last thing I think about
ABOVE: Boys to Men Choir Director clergy and counselors and still grieving, of course. They have resources to help people before falling asleep. I am
Leon Kelly. psychiatrists. I spent five are shocked and in a state of with these issues, and those not in control of anything
days on suicide watch in the disbelief. ... resources will only get better, anymore, not even my own
F psychiatric ward at the D.C. "When I read that letter, ... But nothing really matters memories. It's terrifying....
F in aljail, fixated on the 'why' and there were many words if our pastors and our people To those who choose to sever
From Page 4A 'how' questions: Why did I do and phrases that sounded remain silent and refuse to all ties with me, I don't blame
this and how can I kill myself? familiar. There are so many take this issue seriously. At you. No one wants to think or
Tickets are on sale at $5 per per- ... There seem to be many men in our churches who are some point, we have to talk talk about this."
son in advance and $7 at the door. answers and none at all." having some of those same about pornography in our Terry Mattingly is the director of the
Children's tickets will be $3. Pro- Shock waves from these feelings of shame and guilt pulpits and pews." Washington Journalism Center at the
ceeds from the event will be used tragic events were still and hopelessness. They are Three years ago, a LifeWay Council for Christian Colleges and
for scholarships to help deserving rippling through closed- suffering in silence and they're Research survey of 1,000 Universities and leads the GetReligion.org
black youths to attend college. door gatherings of Beltway afraid to talk about what they American pastors about the project to study religion and the news.
Past year's programs have hon- insiders this week when are doing." impact of pornography yielded
ored minorities that have made the Rev. Jay Dennis came to Obviously, he stressed, one very disturbing statistic,
a positive significant impact on
youth in the community including
women, men, educators,. youth, Br'ief (From left)
business men/women, leaders, Sheldon
politicians, families, couples, be- Gospel sing to benefit tondale High School and are Vann,
hind-the-scene workers, members sing la r on the football team at NAIA Eli
of churches, civic organizations, players Webber International Univer- Jackson
sororities and fraternities. Honor- There will be a benefit gospel sity in Babson Park, where they and
ees of years past are invited.to at- sing March 1 at St. Mary Mis- received football scholarships. Jacquez
tend this year's event and will be sionary Baptist Church, 2286 Two remain under doctors' Walker.
ushered to honoree seating. Please Main St. in Jacob City, to ben- care, with Sheldon Vann
be on time for this event. efit three college football play- thought to be paralyzed.
There will be a final practice ers, SheldonVann, Eli Jackson This occurrence has shaken SUBMITTED PHOTO
Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. at Marianna High and Jacquez Walker, who were the close-knit community expenses they have incurred Benefit Fund" account at Wells
School for all the choir members. critically injured in December to which these young men traveling back and forth to Fargo Bank.
For more information, call Cook- while traveling home for the belong. This donation account hospitals as well as other For more information, call
ie Marks at 693-9630 or Leon Kelly holidays on Christmas break. is being set up by Ramon medical expenses. Donations Frank Maybon at 381-4580,
at 209-4310 or email buyskelly57@ The three were all-county Dickens to assist these young are being accepted to the Ramon Dickens at 352-4843 or
yahoo.com. performers as seniors at Cot- men and their families with "Injured Cottondale Player Isaiah Morgan at 557-0404.

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CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE LUTHERAN 1st United Methodist Church of Love and Restoration Ministries Praise Life Ministries.
Cottondale 2990 Heritage Rd 7360 Hwy 90, P.O. Box 177
Marianna Church of the Nazarene Ascension Lutheran Church P.O. Box 458 Marianna, FL 32448 526-2730 Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-4166
SN Madin 446 372-4605 9aaa Cottondale, FL 32431 *352-4426 Mill Springs Christian Chapel Prayer Temple Church Of Prayer For All
Salem AME Church 1345 Mill Springs Rd, P.O. Box 83 People
EPISCOPAL METHODIST 5729 Browntown Rd, P.O. Box 354 Grand Ridge, FL 32442 526-2519 3341 Plantation Circle
Graceville, FL 32440 263-3344 Marianna, FL 32446 482-3343
St. Luke's Episcopal Church Bascom United Methodist Church ceville, FL 32440 263-3344 Rivertown Community Church Mariann, FL 32446 482-3343
4362 Lafayette St 4942 Basswood Rd P.O. Box 67 Springfield AME Church (Meets at the new Marianna High School) United Pentecostal Deliverance
Marianna, FL 482-2431 Bascom, FL 32423 569-2231 4194 Union Rd 3546 Caverns Rd 5255 10th Ave
parishoffice@stlukesmarianna.org Cypress United Methodist Church Marianna, FL 32446 352-4252 Marianna, FL 32446 482-2477 Malone, FL 32445 569-5989
Cypress United Methodist Church
www.stlukesmarianna.org 6267 Cemetery Ave St. James AME Church Rocky Creek Tabernacle PRESBYTERIAN
FULL GOSPEL Cypress, FL 32432 263-4220 2891 Orange St, P.O. Box 806 1890 Delta Lane
Marianna, FL 32447 526-3440 Marianna, FL 32448 272-0917 FirstPresbyterian Church
First United Methodist Church Presbyterian Church (USA)
Christian Center Church 1111 8th Ave St. Paul AME Church St. Andrews (FC) Church Ministries 2898 Jesberson St
4791 Sheffield Dr P.O. Box 450 Graceville, FL 263-3342 5180 Hwy 273, P.O. Box 40 978 Hwy 71 S Marianna, FL 32446
Marianna, FL 32447 Campbellton, FL 32426 263-0333 Marianna, FL 32448 569-5600 Maranna FL 32446
526-4476 or 526-4475 First United Methodist Church Campbellton, FL 32426 263-0333 Mariann, FL 32448 569-5600 526-2430 www.firstpresmarianna.org
jack@cccmarianna.org 2901 Caledonia St Snow Hill AME Church Sunrise Worship Center fpcmarianna@embarqmail.com or
SMarianna, FL 482-4502 5395 Snow Hill Rd, P.O. Box 174 2957 Hall St, Marianna, FL 482-8158 firstpresmarianna@earthlink.net
Country Gospel Community Church Malone, FL 32445. 569-5315
Compass Lake in the Hills Grace United Methodist PENTECOSTAL RESTORATIONIST
650 Apalachicola Ave 4203 W. Kelson Ave Mt. Olive AME Church
Alford, FL 32420 (850) 579-4172 Marianna, FL 482-4753 2135 Fairview Rd The Sanctuary Church of Jesus Christ of Marianna
Marianna, FL 32448 482-7917 4070 Old Cottondale Rd 4060 Thomasville Lane
Resurrection Life Christian Fellowship Grand Ridge United Methodist Church Marianna, FL 482-8720 Marianna, FL 32448 482-2282
International 6911 Iowa Street Bethlehem AME Church www.sanctuarypom.com
2933 Madison Street Grand Ridge, FL 32442 3100 Lovewood Rd, P.O. Box 752 Apostolic Revival Center of Marianna SEVENT DY ADVENTIST
Cottondale, FL 32431 Apostolic Revival Center of Marianna SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST
Marianna, FL 526-2617 Greenwood Chapel AME 352-2111 or 352-4721 3001 Hwy 71 N, P.O. Box 634 Emmanuel SDA Church
New Beginnings Worship Center 5426 Fort Rd Marianna, FL 32446 482-3162 4531 Basswood Rd
1165 Highway 69 Greenwood, FL 32443 594-1112 Greater St. Luke AME Churchovenant Life Center enwood FL 32443 594-3200
5255 11th Ave, P.O. Box 176 Christian Covenant Life Center Greenwood, FL 32443 594-3200
Grand Ridge,ww FL 3244hip.co2 Greenwood United Methodist Malone, FL 32445 569-5188 2011 Finley Ave. Marianna Seventh Day Adventist
592-5791 www.nworsip.com 4220 Bryan St Grand Ridge, FL 32448 592-4737 4878 Highway 90
New Beginning Outreach Ministries, Inc. Greenwood, FL 32443 594-5755 NONDENOMINATIONAL Shady Grove Pentecostal Holiness Marianna, FL 32446 526-2487
t4 431 (850) 352-4 Henshaw Chapel AME Church 2nd Chance Ministries 7541 Shady Grove Rd WESLEYAN
Cottondale, FL 32431 (850) 352-4733 2370 Glastel St, P.O. Box 535 2840 McPherson St Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-6203 WESLEYAN
Evangel Worship Center Cottondale, FL 32431 875-2610 Marianna, FL 32446 557-9885 Sneads Pentecostal Holiness Church Salem Wesleyan Church
2645 Pebble Hill Rd Jerusalem AME Church Believers Outreach Ministry 2036 Gloster Ave 2764 Salem Church Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 526-2232 2055 Hwy 73 3471 Hwy 90 W Sneads, FL 32460 Sneads, FL 32460 (850) 593-6679
New Life Family Church Marianna, FL 32448 482-5085 Marianna, FL 32446 352-4926 593-4487 or 593-6949 irquomai@gmail.com
4208 Lafayette St McChapel AME Church Cypress Creek Community Church
Marianna, FL 32446 526-2132 4963 Old U.S. Rd 1772 Macedonia Road, PO Box 496
The Bridge Church Marianna, FL 569-2184 Alford, FL 32420 638-0360
2515 Commercial Park Dr Mt. Shiloh AME Church Ever Increasing Word of Faith Ministries
Marianna, FL 32448 209-2733 6702 Biscayne Road 3749 Skyview Rd
HOLINESS Bascom, FL 32423 569-1044 Marianna, FL 32446 526-4704
New Bethel Christian Methodist Heaven's Garden Worship Center
Emmanuel Holiness Church Episcopal Church 3115 Main Street 5
2505 Sandridge Church Rd 2487 Highway 1 Cottondale, FL 32431
Sneads, FL 32460 593-5167 Campbellton, FL 32426 263-4647 (850) 579-9936 www.aidaspina.org
Hickory Level Community Church Pope Chapel African Methodist Faith Cornerstone Church Ministries I i
1221 Dipper Rd Episcopal Church 5460 Collins Chapel Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 4898 Blue Springs Rd, P.O. Box 6000 Malone, FL 32445 569-5600
482-4696 or 482-2885 Marianna, FL 32447 482-2900
Oak Ridge Freewill Holiness Church Shady Grove United Methodist Church Fo hn Temple Apostolic Faith
2958 Milton Ave 7305 Birchwood Rd 3341 Tendell Rd
Marianna, FL 573-7684 Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-9277 Cottondale, FL 32431 352-3884
Sneads Community Church Sneads First United Methodist Church Glass Community Church
1948 Desoto Ave P.O. Box 1349 8042 Church St, P.O. Box 642 4005 Veteran's Road
Sneads, FL 32460 593-5650 Sneads, FL 32460 593-6481 Cottondale, FL 32431
LATTER-DAY SAINTS fumc@embarqmail.com (850) 272-7205. (850) 263-6715
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Friendship Christian Methodist Haven of Rest Church of Restoration
ChSaintof Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Episcopal (CME) Church Worship Center
34Cgs 5411 Avery Rd, PO.Box 302 2261 Haven of Rest Road
3141 Colleg e S 482-8159 Campbellton, FL 32426 263-1111 Cottondale, FL 32431



Tr he Optimist Club of Jackson County
S 1 hosted a Valentine party for Johnson
I 1 L House at Sunland Center on Tuesday, Feb.
S11. This group has been sponsoring Johnson
Walton County authori- cates the storing of acid in group been sponsoring ohnson
ties say an infant from nasal spray or eye dropper House for more than 20 years. They visit with
Freeport is improving bottles is consistent with the men who reside at Johnson House at least
after being poisoned as the activity of persons four times a year and are always eager to interact
the result of receiving an who manufacture meth-four times a and are ato interact
acid-tainted nasal spray. amphetamine. However, with them. Because of the long-standing
"The Walton County at this time the person partnership they have had with Sunland, club
Sheriff's Office is continu- who placed the acid in the
ing its investigation into bottle is undetermined. members have come to know most of these
the poisoning incident. During the investiga- men by name. Sunland appreciates the support
At this time, the investi- tion it was determined of the Optimist Club of Jackson County and
gation shows the nasal the grandmother who ad-
spray was given to the ministered the spray did others that step up to serve as volunteers for
baby inadvertently by the so without any intent to the residents. Civic groups, church groups or
baby's grandmother. harm the child. After re- individuals wishing to serve as volunteers/
The bottle used on the viewing all the evidence
baby contained acid of gathered in the case and sponsors, should contact Karen Henrickson,
some type and was sub- conferring with the State volunteer coordinator at 482-9373.
mitted to the Florida Attorney's Office, there
Department of Law En- will not be any charges Pictured (from left) are Karen Keese, club member, Shellie Hollis,
forcement for testing. filed in the case at this club member, Karen Henrickson, Sunland Volunteer Services
Preliminary tests were time. SUBMITTED PHOTO Coordinator and Azur Barber, club member.
positive for acid but the The Sheriff's Office will
Sheriff's Office is still continue to follow any sal Senate com m itte
waiting on results to con- available leads as they de- Parasaill g safety ll passes Sat mtt
firm the exact chemical. velop that may enhance
The investigation indi- the case."
The Associated Press types of injuries that could through tears to the com- it's been flipped," Fairch-
have been prevented if, in mittee. White's sister Crys- ild told the committee. "I
Judge: Loud m usic *n TALLAHASSEE- A Sen- fact, those operators had tal, who was also injured should beout doing senior
u Lou sic ate committee unani- followed the minimum in the accident, was sched- things, making memories,
*iiro 0lt m n n n mously approved a bill requirements of not going uled to speak, but became going on spring break. ..
Jurors ca See m annequ nl that would provide safety out when there's a light- too emotional to address That's not how I pictured it.
guidelines for parasailing ning storm or if there are committee members. I can't go to regular school
The Associated Press only used for demonstra- companies after hearing wind gusts over 20 mph." Fairchild and a friend because it's not safe."
tive purposes and weren't tearful testimonies from The parasailing industry slammed into a condo- She said after the meet-
JACKSONVILLE The entered into evidence, a 17-year-old who suf- received national attention minium, hit a power line ing, "How many other peo-
defense attorney for a A short time later, jurors fered a brain injury and in recent years with sev- and struck a parked car in ple need to be hurt or even
Florida man accused of asked for an easel and broken bones in her spine eral deaths and accidents 2013. She had to relearn killed before this passes?
fatally shooting a teen af- paper. and from a mother whose involving the unregulated basic motor skills and When is it enough?"
ter an argument over loud Dunn claims he shot 17- daughter died while doing activity in Florida. was forced to drop out of
music said Thursday that year-old Jordan Davis, of the recreational sport. In parasailing, people her normal Indiana high R
his client is in good spir- Marietta, Ga., in self-de- The legislation approved wear parachutes and are school. Fairchild had to BEFORE
its as he waits for jurors to fense outside a Jackson- Thursday details specific lifted into the air when a wear a helmet and back T
come back with a verdict ville convenience store in insurance, equipment motorboatpulls onthe tow brace at her new school. THE
in his murder trial. 2012. and license requirements, rope attached to them. White and her sister I I
Michael Dunn's attor- But prosecutors told along with weather condi- The bill proposes that smashed into the roof of a DwVTOM
ney, Cory Strolla, said that jurors Dunn shot the tions that dictate a halt in operators carry $1 million two-story home after the DR
waiting for a verdict is the teen because he felt dis- operation in Florida. in insurance, have a license rope attached to the boat DROP
hard part of the trial, respected by Davis. Da- Sen. Maria Sachs spon- issued by the U.S. Coast broke in 2007. They were UT..
"From day one, his at- vis had the music in his sored the bill. The Delray Guard and have certain then pulled into a tree. OU ...
titude has been we have SUV turned back up after Beach Democrat says it's equipment on the boat. Kathleen Miskell died SELL YOUR
the truth. We will prevail," a friend complied with her No. 1 priority for this Alexis Fairchild, who after her parasail harness
Strolla said. Dunn's request to turn the year's session. suffered the brain injury, broke and she plummeted GOLD
Dunn is charged with volume down. "If I fail, then people can and the mother of Amber as much as 200 feet into
first-degree murder, The trial was the latest be injured or killed," Sachs White, who died in the the Atlantic Ocean in 2012. AT
though jurors could also Florida case to raise ques- said. "We're tired of these 2007 accident, made pleas "It's my senior year and
consider second-de- tions about self-defense
gree murder and man- and race; Dunn is white
slaughter as options for a and the teens were black. FDIOT '. "SMTH/
conviction. It came six months after *- ..- ELS .
On Thursday, six hours George Zimmerman was Two Calhoun County bridges
into their deliberations acquitted of any crime for Paid on Site
over two days, the 12 ju- fatally shooting 17-year- to get routne m aitenance 4432 Lyee Street
rors asked to see a man- oldTrayvonMartin in San- 4432 Lafayette S
nequin and sticks that ford, Fla., about 125 miles Special to the Floridan north of the Gulf County www.smlthandsmithonline.com
had been used by pros- south of Jacksonville. line Friday, Feb. 14. JCFLORIDAN.COIM~
ecutors in the courtroom The Dunn trial was A Florida Department of a S.R. 20 Apalachicola
to reconstruct the angle prosecuted by the same Transportation contrac- River Relief Bridge, one
of the shots that hit the State Attorney's Office as tor will perform routine mile east of S.R. 71. Can I get help paying
victim, was the Zimmerman case. maintenance work on two Construction activities
Circuit Judge Russell Zimmerman identifies as Calhoun County bridges. are weather dependent for my health insurance?
Healeydeniedthe request, Hispanic and Martin was No lane closures are and may be delayed or
saying the props were black. expected; however, crews re-scheduled in the event
will be working from 8 of inclement weather.
a.m. to 3 p.m. at the fol- Motorists are reminded to
Religion Calendar lowing locations: pay attention and use cau-
TODAY Basswood Road. Free classes a State Road 71 Chipola tion when driving through
a Youth Activity Night 6 taught by Jacquelyn McGriff. River Bridge, 8.5 miles the work zone.
p.m. at Marianna Church of Call 276-6024.
God. Ages: 12-19. Call 482-
6264. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19 State Briefs
a Celebrate Recovery Lighthouse District Meet- Search is on Man dies while being
-Adult, teen meetings to ing-7 p.m. Victory Tabernacle for missing swimmer booked into jail .2.-i i-
"overcome hurts, habits and Church of God in Christ, Grand
hang-ups in a safe environ- Ridge. For more information, BOYNTON BEACH KISSIMMEE- Inves- New health plans are available. As your local agency, we can walk you through
the Marketplace to see if you qualify for help paying your premium, help you
ment," 7 p.m. at Evangel call 526-1841 or 209-1931. Rescue crews are search- tigators say an autopsy understand your choice of plans, plus other options for health plans through
Worship Center with praise ing for a man who went is being performed on a Florida Blue. We can help you apply and enroll.
and live worshipmusic, testi- THURSDAY, FEB. 20 missing during a swim at man who died while being Call us or stop by our office today to find out more.
monies and fellowship. Dinner the Boynton Inlet. booked into the Seminole We are here for you.
6 p.m Child care available. Call ) Clothing giveaway 9 Officials say they believe County Jail.
209-7856 or 573-1131. a.m. to noon at Mother Agnes' rip currents could have Orlando television
Closet, 2856 Orange St. taken the man out to sea stationWFTV reports 39-
SATURDAY, FEB. 15 *) Lighthouse District Meet- Thursday morning, year-old Corey Stokes had
ing-7 p.m. Victory Tabernacle The Palm Beach Post a seizure Wedneday dur- Farm Bureau Insurance
am Clothing giveaway 9 Church of God in Christ, Grand reports the man and a ing a medical evaluation. 1.850.482.5751
a.m. to noon at Mther Agnes' Ridge. For more information, woman went swimming He was arrested for www.floridafarmbureau.com K e* ||
Closet, 2856 Orange St. in call 526-1841 or 209-1931. 4379 Lafayette Street
Marianna. before sunrise, cocaine possession with Marianna, FL 32446
Palm Beach County intent to distribute.
FRIDAY, FEB. 21 Sheriff's Lt. Scott Smith From wire reports. ...o.4e
SUNYouth Activity Night 6 says the woman returned
B Black History Program-11 p.m. at Marianna Church of to shore, but the man
a.m. Bethel Baptist Church of God. Ages: 12-19. Call 482- didn't. She called 911 and
Cypress. Guest speaker is the 6264. was taken to the hospital.
Rev. Tally Gainer, of Tallahas-
see. Everyone invited. r m
Black History Program-1l B i IR ST '
a.m. Sneads Community
Church. Minister Kendra Roul-
hac is the program coordina-
tor. Everyone is invited.
a New Liberty Hill Mission- eVv l t FB C Ma i
ary Baptist Church male
Choir 16th Anniversary-6 February 16-19
p.m. New Liberty Hill Mission- Ann Jones Clarice Boyette Tim Sapp
ary Baptist Church, Bascom. Owner/Broker Realtor Broker Associate Each night we will have:
All choirs, groups and soloist (850)209-9077 (850) 573-1572 (850)209-3595 Meal Served at 5 pm Revival Service begins at 6 pm
are invited to participate.
Gospel Sing-7 p.m. Mid- Come See Us For All Your Real Estate Needs! Guest Speaker: Evangelist Jon Reed
way Freewill Baptist Church,
three miles south of U.S. 90 in
Cypress. Special guest will be Join Us For W orship
brother Billy Gene Dickerson,
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mation, call 592-8999. 1 -S cool: 9:30 AM Fellowship Supper: 4:15 PM
Sandra Ward Michael Bedsole Julie Basford
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Obituaries Se
Marianna Chapel
Funeral Home
3960 Lafayette Street
Phone 850-526-5059 Debt vote shrouded in secrecy
Phone 850-526-5059

Jane Frances The Associated Press jority in the 100-member
Senate. Had he not ob-
lac ell WASHINGTON Fi- H jected, the 53 Democrats
Frances nancial markets were and two independents
Jane Frances Blackwell who align themselves with
age 83, of Marianna pase watching, the retirement Democr ai ctheelve itha
away on Wednesday, Feb- accounts of millions of Democrats could have
ruary 12, 2014 at her home. Americans on the line. done it by themselves
Services for Mrs. Jane Nervous senators were t without forcing any Re-
will be held at 1:00 P.M., watching too, well aware publicans particularly
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 that political fortunes those up for re-election
in the Marianna Chapel could be on the line. this year to cast politi-
Funeral Home. A time of So on perhaps the cally painful votes.
remembrance will be held most important vote of But now the filibuster
on Monday, February 17, the year, the Senate did vote was on. And the only
2014 from 6:00 P.M. something extraordi- way to know where the
Chapel Funeral Home nary this week: It tried to tally stood was to sit in the
Expressions of sympathy keep the vote tally secret THEASSOCIATEDPRESS Senate chamber and track
may be submitted online at until the outcome was Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., (from left) Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Republican tcalle e of every senator,
Fwww.mariannachapelfh.com. assured. nt e Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, talk as they wait in the major-made with just a
Marianna Chapel Funeral As lawmakers voted ity leader's office, for a meting King Abdullah II of Jordan, on Capitol Hill in Washington. hand gesture.
Home is in charge of ar- Wednesday on, must-pass It's a challenging task
rangements. legislation to increase the Senate leaders expected cratic-backed legislation and "nay." The running for even the most accom-
James & Sikes government's debt limit, they would get the neces- couldn't move forward tally was known only by a plished Senate watcher to
Funeral Home they dropped the parlia- sary votes ultimately, but without at least a few GOP handful of insiders. perfect.
Maddox Chapel mentary equivalent of a they worried about the votes, but none of them What was clear, though, Nervous Wall Street trad-
4278 Lafayette Street curtain on the voting as it financial and political re- wanted to be left hang- as the vote dragged on ers and other interested
Marianna, Fl 32446 was in progress. percussions if the path to ing out there alone on well beyond the allot- observers were out of luck
850.482.2332 Typically, roll-call votes get there appeared dicey what could be a politically ted 15 minutes, was that as the voted dragged on
www.jamesandsikes in the Senate play out in as a key roll call dragged treacherous vote. Republicans were reluc- for more than an hour.
funeralhomes.com a very public manner. on. Whatever the reason, tant to help Democrats Financial markets float-
S People watching from Both sides were con- they kept the public in the overcome a filibuster by ed softly southward as
Norman Gene the galleries or track- cerned that investors dark while they worked Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a suspense built.
Blakeslee ing action from afar via might panic, causing the things out. On such a Republican and tea party "We were very disap-
C-SPAN can watch de- stock market to tank in closely watched vote, that favorite who set out to pointed that Wednesday's
Service of Remembrance mocracy unfold in all its real time. That's what hap- triggered tweets of com- keep the Senate from even change in Senate voting
will be at 3 p.m., Saturday, messy wonder. pened in 2008 when the plaint in real time. voting on the actual debt protocol kept us from
February 15, 2014 at Cav- Each senator's vote is an- House voted to reject a With the debt limit mea- measure. giving the public real
erns Road Church of Christ nounced by the clerk; each Wall Street bailout plan, sure teetering on the brink It takes 60 votes to break time access to this key
with James & Sikes Funeral time a senator switches triggering a 7 percent drop of failure, at the request a filibuster, and the count vote," said Terry Murphy,
Home Maddox Chapel di- sides, that's announced in the Dow Jones Industri- of a GOP senator the tally was stuck at 58. C-SPAN's vice president of
recting. too. Onlookers can keep al Average. clerk had been instructed Cruz's insistence on programming. "The tactic
Marianna Chapel a running tally of how it's Skittish Republicans had to remain silent. getting 60 votes prevent- certainly gives the concept
Funeral Home going. an additional concern: No more announc- ed the bill from being of legislative transparency
3960 Lafayette Street But not this time. They knew the Demo- ing each individual "yea" passed with a simple ma- a black eye."
Marianna, Florida 32446
Phone 850-526-5059
m i G rant leisure. He ran into Habi- three months he needed put the kids through col- Marianna Health and
James Millard Grant tat for Humanity's Isaiah to meet eligibility require- lege," Harrs explained. Rehabilitation Center
Jo es, r. Morgan one day shortly ments and make sure his And even with all that on nursing home. And while
ones From Page 1A after he settled back into wife could live more com- his plate, Grant found time he lived there, he contin-
A celebration of life serv- Jackson County. Morgan fortably if he had passed to help others through his ued to spread his message
ices for Jimmy will be held friends and neighbors, told him a little about the away first. He didn't, as it church while he lived in of hope and love. He had
at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, like Nettie S. Barnes. organization and invited turned out. She died a few Chicago. He was a deacon a well-worn Bible. It was
February 15, 2014 in the She said Grant was like a him to find out more. years ago. and Sunday School teach- one of his most-prized and
Marianna Chapel Funeral brother to her in the old Grant took him up on Other than that, Grant er most of his life, and in most-used possessions.
Home with Rev. Juno days and that through- that offer in a big way. would accept no pay. Ac- Chicago he established For a time at the nursing
Douglas officiating. A time out his life he remained One day the Habitat core cording to Morgan, Grant various programs at his home, he used it to. lead
of remembrance will be concerned about, the old group headed to a confer- managed the store so church. Morgan said his Bible-study groups.
held today from 6:00 P.M. neighbors. ence in Tampa, loading well that it's sales totals impact there must have Daisy Peacock got to
to 8:00 P.M in the Marian-
na Chapel Funeral Home. Raised by his grand- into several vans for the went from an average of been great. He knows this know Grant through her
Expressions of sympathy mother, Mary Brown, trip and traveling in tan- $15,000 a year to $100,000 because one year a whole husband, Jack, after Grant
may be submitted online at Grant had male mentors dem. They noticed anoth- annually over the course busload of Grant's former moved back to Jackson
www.mariannachapelfh.com. in his uncle, Curtis Brown, er, unknown van trailing of just three years un- church family members County. The men had
Marianna Chapel Funeral and in Barnes' father, them. When the caravan der his guidance and ac- travelledhundreds of miles been childhood friends,
Home is in charge of ar- Homer Bush Sr. pulled into their first rest tive solicitation of con- to comeseehiminJackson and Grant stopped by to
rangements. He would help them stop along the way, that tributions. He used his County after he retired and see him one day shortly af-
harvest and load water- other van pulled in, too. own vehicle to pick up moved back here. Grant, in ter he came back to town.
o Sta s melons from their fields Some of the Habitat group donations, many of which turn, made sure their stay Mrs. Peacock and Grant
r as a child, and when he went over and introduced he inspired local contrac- here was comfortable and became friends as well,
came home as an adult, themselves to the driver. tors and homeowners to pleasant. and she says it was Grant
Artistic Designs Unimited Inc. that didn't change.. Nettie It was Grant. They found give. One friend called Grant who convinced her to be-
Your Local Florist and Gifts Barns has fond memories out he was, indeed, fol- Morgan said Grant be- a "quiet giant" whose big come a Habitat volunteer
2911 Jefferson St. Marianna of watching the three men lowing them to Tampa to lieved wholly in the cause smile, willingness to help after her husband died.
850-372-4456 rest under an oak tree and check out Habitat's story and in the local organi- and concern for others She thinks Grant knew she
Michael's Toggery eat a bit of their harvest for himself. zation's ability to do any- shone .through in all that needed Habitat as much
Funeral Appropriate Attire during breaks in their la- He liked what he heard, thing it set out to do, like he did. The friend said as Habitat needed her.
2878 Jefferson St. Marianna bors on those hot summer and signed on to help. It building dozens of homes Grant thought of his mili- "I'm positive of that,"
850-4828647 days. was a great day for Jackson for local families over the tary service and his postal Peacock said. "After Jack
After he retired, Grant County, said another Hab- years. His encouragement career as the life-skills died in 1991, he came and
C tt n and his wife came back itat mainstay, Janet Harns. and faith, Morgan said, grounding he needed to asked me if I would vol-
Cotton to finish out their lives in He would become one of was an inspiration to his prepare him for his true unteer at Habitat. Today,
a modest home near his the most relied-upon, ef- fellow volunteers. heart's calling when he re- Habitat means more to me
From Page lA old neighborhood. After fective volunteers the or- Harns said Grant was turned to his home com- than I think I can really ex-
The Memphis-based Na- Nettie Barnes' mother ganization had ever seen. special."Therewasnofiner munity. She said she takes press. It has become part
tional Cotton Council Estelle became ill in her For the next several person," she said. "He was comfort in her belief that of me, of my family. He
brings' together indus- older age and needed con- years, Grant would man- such a fantastic individu- Grant is now where he reached out to me, and he
try representatives from stant care, Grant and his age the local Habitat Thrift al." Harns said she learned wants to be: "With his wife reached out to a lot of oth-
the 17 cotton-producing wife were there to help. As Store on Jackson Street in that Grant's strong work andwithhisLord." Shesaid er people in his lifetime.
states to establish policies long as he was able, Grant Marianna. He often put ethic on behalf of Jackson that if Grant cansee life go- I think most everybody
reflecting the common and his wife would visit in a 60-hour week there County families had deep ing on below, his only pain loved him. He was just a
interests and promot- the Barnes home on Sun- and except for a brief personal roots. He experi- over leaving would be his good, Christian man who
ing mutual benefits for its day afternoons, sharing a period near the end of enced the struggle to make concern about the sorrow would help anybody who
broad membership and meal with the family and his run, did it all on a ends meet, himself. others may feel over his needed it."
ancillary industries. The then sticking around' to volunteer basis. In order "During the years he passing. Grant's funeral is set
NCC's states mission is to visit with the elder so that to ensure that his wife worked full time with the Grant ran the Habi- for Saturday, Feb. 15, at
ensure the ability of all in- the Barnes children could would someday be able to postal service in Chica- tat store until a diabetic 11 a.m., at the church
dustry segments to com- take a break from the draw on his Social Secu- go, he also went out and condition that required he attended as a child
pete effectively and prof- stresses of round-the- rity benefit, he did accept helped people start their some of his toes to be am- and as a retiree, Ever-
itably in the raw cotton, clock care. pay for about a three- carsinallthatcoldweather putated. Eventually, he green Missionary Baptist
oilseed and U.S.-manufac- He was definitely not month period. Taking a they have up there. That's could no longer live alone Church, located at 1503
tured product markets at content to sit back and en- small salary for a short the way he supplemented and spent the last few Mockingbird Road south
home and abroad. joy his retirement days in period of time added the his family's income and years of his life at the of Marianna.

check revealed that Hobby vehicle was a half-smoked a Sh v ictim e s
From Page 1A was a convicted felon, he marijuana cigarette and a
was placed under arrest, metal tube that had been
of Clarksville, the deputy While waiting on a tow converted into a smoking From staff reports A previous story on this dead at Bay Medical Cen-
observed the butt of a rifle truckand duringthe course pipe. The pipe contained wreck erroneously stated ter onTuesday.
sticking out from under a of the subsequent inven- drug residue, which classi- The Cottondale man that the crash occurred His passenger, 20-year-
jacket in the back seat. The tory search of the vehicle, fies it as paraphernalia. who was seriously injured at the intersection of U.S: old Cottondale resident
weapon was secured for three additional firearms, Hobby was lodged in the inawreckearlierthisweek 231 and Kynesville Road Heather Lynn Carter, was
the officer's safety during and ammunition for each, Jackson County Correc- has died. According to a (State Road 276). seriously injured in the
the traffic stop. were located in the vehicle. tional Facility to await his Florida Highway Patrol According to the FHP crash and taken to Jack-
Before the Deputy re- The firearms included a.22 first appearance in court. update issued Thursday, Keen pulled away from son Hospital for treat-
turnedtohispatrolvehicle, caliber pistol, a single-shot He was charged with Samuel Aldon Keen Jr., the stop sign at Park Road ment. No update on her
Hobby was asked if there .357 "zip gun," and an AR- possession of a firearm 40, died Tuesday, the day into thepathofanoncom- condition was provided in
were any other firearms in 15.223 caliber semi-auto- by convicted felon (four after the wreck. The crash ing semi tractor-trailer rig reports.
the vehicle. He said that matic rifle. counts), possession of occurred at the intersec- which was northbound
there were none. During a search of Hob- marijuana (less than 20 tion of U.S. 231 and Park on U.S. 231. Online, all the time!
After a Florida Crime In- by's person, a small bag- grams), and possession of Road (CR 276) in Alford. Keen was pronounced www.jcfloridan.com
formationCenter/National gie of marijuana was re- drug paraphernalia.

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Another storm hits Northeast; 'Oh, not again' Facebook
rolls out
The Associated Press I the coast. middle of the day, Nation- rolls out
The victims included a al Guardsmen in high-rid- er
PHILADELPHIA The truck driver in Ashburn, ing Humvees patrolled the ne
latest storm to roll off na- WATH FOR Va., who was working to snowy roads, looking for
ture's assembly line this CHIDUREN/ clear snowy roads. He had stranded motorists. O tilOIn
bustling winter spread pulled off the road and North Carolina Emer-
heavy snow and sleet was standing behind his gencyManagement Direc- The Associated press
along the Northeast corri- vehicle when he was hit by tor Mike Sprayberry said
dor Thursday, while utility a dump truck, there was no way to esti- MENLO PARK, Calif.
crews in the ice-encrusted Across the South, the mate how many had got- -You don't just have to be
South labored to restore 4 storm left in its wake a ten stuck in their vehicles, male or female on Face-
power to hundreds of world of ice-encrusted Some roads around Ra- book anymore.
thousands of shivering trees and driveways and leigh remained clogged The social media giant is
residents. snapped branches and with abandoned vehicles adding a customizable op-
The sloppy weather power lines. Thursday morning. City tion with about 50 differ-
shuttered schools and THEASSOCIATEDPRESS About 750,000 homes crews were working to tow ent terms people can use
businesses, made driving Snow blowing from trees swirls behind George Henzel of and businesses were left the vehicles to safe areas to identify their gender
scary, grounded more than Winchester, Va. as he adds more snow to the air with his without power in Georgia, where their owners could as well as three preferred
6,000 flights on Thursday snow blower while clearing sidewalks for neighbors Thurs- South Carolina, North Car- recover them. pronoun choices: him, her
alone and created more day, Feb. 14. olina and Alabama, with By late Thursday morn- or them.
back-breaking work for scattered outages report- ing, parts of northern Facebook said the
people along the East city's two main airports take a rest after shoveling ed in the mid-Atlantic. Georgia had over 9 inch- changes being rolled out
Coast, where shoveling were closed, his driveway. His snow More than 200,000 es of snow, while North Thursday for the compa-
out has become a weekly Philadelphia had nearly blower had conked out. households and busi- Carolina ranged from 6 ny's 159 million U.S. users
chore sometimes a 9 inches, making it the "Every time it snows, nesses in the Atlanta area inches in cities to up to are aimed at giving people
twice-weekly one. fourth 6-inch snowstorm it's like, oh, not again," alone were waiting for the 15 inches in mountainous more choices in how they
"Snow has become a of the season the first he said. "I didn't get this electricity to come back areas. Parts of Virginia, describe themselves, such
four-letter word," said time that has happened much snow when I lived on. Temperatures were Maryland and Pennsylva- as androgynous, bi-gen-
Tom McGarrigle, chair- in the city's history. New in Colorado. It's warmer expected to drop below nia were reporting 15 to 18 der, intersex, gender fluid
man of the Delaware York City had at least 8 at the Olympics than it is freezing again overnight. inches. or transsexual.
County Council, in subur- inches. New England was here. That's ridiculous." In North Carolina, where Ice melt and salt sup- Facebook, which has
ban Philadelphia. receiving much smaller At least 17 deaths, most the storm, caused huge plies are dwindling fast. 1.15 billion active monthly
Baltimore awoke to 15 amounts. Parts of New Jer- of them in traffic acci- traffic jams in the Ra- PennDOT spokeswoman users around the world,
inches of snow. Washing- sey had over 11 inches. dents, were blamed on the leigh area on Wednesday Erin Waters-Transatt said also allows them to keep
ton, D.C., had at least 11, InNewCumberland,Pa., storm as it made its way as people left work and ithasused 926,000 tons their gender identity
and federal offices and the Randal Delvernois had to across the South and up rushed to get home in the of salt so far, this season. private.

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Prep Baseball

Big win for Marianna
BY SHELIA MADER the mound going three innings, under his belt.
Floridan correspondent allowing one unearned run while "Kids played well defensively.
SThe Marianna High School striking out four. Roberts closed Reid Long, Andrew Shouse and
Sbaseball team picked up a huge out the final four innings, allowed Trent Nobles had big nights at
win on the road Tuesday evening no runs and struck out five. the plate," Martin said.
against Liberty County. Offensively for the Bulldogs, "We got solid pitching perfor-
The Bulldogs battled the rain Andrew Shouse and Reid Long mances from Hayden Hurst and
and less-than-favorable temper- both had two hits on the evening, Walker Roberts."
t 'i^ : atures in getting the win, a 9-1 with Tyler Colson, Trent Charles The Bulldogs. will open their
victory that came behind out- and Trenton Nobles all adding home season Fridaynight as they
standing pitching performances single hits. host Mosley at Bulldog Field. The
VALERIAROBERTS/FLORIDAN by seniors Hayden Hurst and Following the game, Coach first pitch is slated for 6 p.m.
Marianna's Hayden Hurst gears up to pitch the ball. The Bulldogs open their Walker Roberts. Carlin Martin was pleased with
home season Friday night as they host Mosley at Bulldog Field. Hurst got the starting nod on getting the first win of the season See MARIANNA, Page 2B

Prep Softbal


Marianna's Kayleigh Temples gets
ready to pitch as Lindsie Eubanks
watches from third base.


1st district

game is


Floridan correspondent
The Marianna High School
Lady Bulldogs softball team im-
proved to 2-1 on the young sea-
son with a solid 12-2 win over
Arnold High School, under wet
and soggy
d conditions
iOW Follow us Tuesda y
Jarrett Brogden slides safely ahead of the throw as Robert Orshall covers and B. T Johnson backs up the throw, Tuesday, Feb. 11, when the Twitter night.
Malone Tigers took on the Graceville Tigers. Kayleigh
In Tiger vs. Tiger baseball, Graceville tops Malone distanceon
the mound
BY SHELIA MADER hits. He struck out five. Logan Smith were both one-for-three for the Lady
Floridan Correspondent It was Hudson Forsythe who took the Graceville's offense was led by Eli.Miller, @JCFSpots Bulldogs,
Itwas a countybattle oftheTigers onthe mound for Graceville, going six innings, who was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run giving up
diamond Tuesday evening as the Malone allowing two runs before giving way to scored, and Brandon Pippin, who was just one
Tigers took on the Graceville Tigers with standout Jared Padgett to close out the one-for-one, including a double, two earned run, one unearned, al-
Graceville coming out on top 4-2. seventh, walks and two runs scored. Ethan Walker lowing six hits and striking out
Malone sent B.T. Johnson to the mound Through six, Malone let 2-1 before was also two-for-three with an RBI. Jona- one.
and he went three scoreless innings, giv- Graceville rallied for three runs in the sev- than Sikes reached on a misplayed ball, Leading Marianna offensively
ing up two walks and one hit, and striking enth and Padgett closed the door. stole a base and had a run scored. was Ali-Ann Bigale who was
out two before being relieved by Robert Offensively, Mason Dixon was two-for- Malone was scheduled to take on Altha two-for-four, including a double
Orshall, who surrendered two earned and three with a run scored, Harrison Floyd Thursday night and Graceville will host and a single, followed by Lindsie
two unearned runs on one walk and five was one-for-two, while Tyler Henry and Altha Friday night at home. Eubanks who was two-for-
"It was a great night offensively
because everyone had a hit in
bIti the game," Coach Scott Wig-
gins said of the team's offensive
S efforts.
Jeter back at it day after announcing retirement efntsivelyitwasyounger.
Iter Bonnie Bigale who shined at
The Associated Press window of his gray Mercedes- said. T-shirt and shorts, and threw a shortstop with two major league
Benz and gave autographs to Jeter's announcement, made bullpen session of about two stops and put outs.
TAMPA, Fla.--DerekJeterwas about the first dozen fans in on his Facebook page, will dozen pitches. He was pre- In the.outfield, Faith Moore
back to work at the New York line. put even more focus on him sented Tuesday at Yankee Sta- showed her athleticism in left
Yankees' minor league complex, Media crowded around the this season. He was limited dium after agreeing last month field with a running catch.
a day after announcing this will car. Asked whether he felt to 17 games. last 'season after to a $155 million, seven-year Following the game, Wiggins
be his final season. good about the decision he an- breaking an ankle in the 2012 contract. was pleased with everyone's
The Yankees captain arrived nounced Wednesday, Jeter re- playoffs, and he turns 40 in Jeter joked about having to effort.
about 9:30 am. Thursday and sponded: "I do." June. learn more Japanese to com- "We played well all around
was applauded by approxi- But he didn't want to get into Catcher Francisco Cervelli municate with Tanaka. in this game, under wet condi-
mately 50 fans lined up on the an extended discussion. New was surprised by Wednesday's Pitching coach Larry Roth- tions, were well balanced, hit
sidewalk outside. He did not York opens its big league spring announcement. schild said Tanaka threw two- the ball as well as we have in the
stop as he drove in and gave a training camp Friday, and posi- "With the captain, it's an ex- and four-seam fastballs, split- short season. We were swing-
small wave as he walked into tion players report next week, perience I'm going to tell all my ters and sliders. ing the bat well, making good
the facility, when Jeter is likely to hold a kids and the people that I know, "It was good. He's still trying choices."
He stayed at the complex news conference to discuss his because I think he's the greatest to catch up I think with the time The girls will return to the field
for about 90 minutes,. taking decision. player I've ever seen in my life," change and everything. Just try- Friday as they host West Florida
batting practice in a cage and "I'll address it all when we Cervelli said. ing to ease him into things," he Tech in their first district game of
throwing on a field. As he left, get over there the first day of Masahiro Tanaka also was at said. "We're going to go slow the season.
he rolled down the driver's spring. It's easier that way," he the complex, wearing aYankees with it." First pitch is at 6 p.m.

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NIASCIRR Winter Storm

Patrick reacts to Petty's criticism Weather

The Associated Press to talk." postpones
Patrick drew national headlines *
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.- Dan- to NASCAR in her Daytona Cup gam es n
ica Patrick has a photo of her in debut last season when she be-
the car at Daytona, on the receiv- came the first woman to win the Nthe t
ing end of two thumbs up from pole and raced up front for much t ast
Richard Petty. of"The GreatAmerican Race." She
"It's a back shot of his butt stick- 'led five laps and finished eighth. The Associated Press
ing out," Patrick said, smiling. She never came close to dupli-
It had been the extent of the in- cating that Daytona success the A winter storm that con-
teraction between the pair just rest of the season for Stewart-Haas tinued to wreak havoc in
a playful sign of encouragement Racing. Daytona marked Patrick's the South and Northeast
from the Hall of Famer to one of best finish during a rough rookie Thursday has forced the
NASCAR's most popular drivers. year in which she averaged a 26th- cancellation of sport-
Turned out, Petty must have place finish. Patrick was 27th in ing events for the second
thought Patrick was taking the the final Sprint Cup standings. straight day
wheel in a race she had no chance g Her learning curve figures to be Due to hazardous weath-
at winning. steep one. Six-time Cup cham- er conditions, a pair of
Patrick spent most of her ap- pion Jimmie Johnson said Pat- men's basketball games
pearance at Daytona 500 media M rick would need at least five years featuring Top 25 teams
day on Thursday brushing off to really get a feel for handling a were postponed No. 13
criticism from The King that the stock car. Even Patrick, who had Louisville at Temple, and
only way she could win a Sprint one win in her IndyCar career, No. 23 SMU at Rutgers.
Cup race was "if everybody else knows she has plenty to learn. Both games have been re-
stayed home." She's winless with one top-10 in scheduled for Friday night.
She refused to fire back at Petty, 46 career Cup starts and had only Game times have not yet
a seven-time champion, politely one top-five in 60 career Nation- been announced.
stating that he was entitled to wide starts. She'll run the Nation- Other Division I men's
his opinion. Patrick handled the wide race at Daytona the night games scheduled for
comments much in the same way before the 500. Thursday night that have
she dismissed Kyle Petty's remarks "Stock cars are not my back- been postponed include:
last year that "she's not a race car ground," she said. "I've done two Charleston Southern at
driver." full years. One in Nationwide. High Point, Bryant at
"It has nothing to do with where One in Cup. I still feel like I'm fig- Mount St. Mary's, Central
it comes from," she said. "The uring stock cars out, and will for a Connecticut State at St.
people that matter the most to long time." Francis, Wagner at Farleigh
me are my team, my sponsors Brad Keselowski, the 2012 Cup Dickinson, Northern Ken-
and those little 3-year-old kids champion, respected Petty's tucky at Kennesaw State
that run up to you and want a stance on Patrick. and Western Carolina at
great big hug and say they want to "But I think it's a' long ways to Chattanooga.
grow up to be like you. That's the go out there and say someone Due to snow in the Balti-
stuff I really focus on." will never win a race," he said. "I more and Washington D.C.
Patrick talked at length about wouldn't want my name behind markets, live racing at Lau-
almost every topic but racing for that comment. So I think I would rel Park was cancelled for
the second straight year to kick probably give a little more time Thursday. It's the third can-
off Daytona. She spent her 20- and see how that one plays out cellation of the year at the
minute session last year answer- THEASSOCIATEDPRESS because there are races Where I central Maryland track.
ing questions about her new rela- Danica Patrick laughs at a question during an interview at NASCAR media day think she can win." The winter storm that has
tionship with fellow driver Ricky at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday in Daytona Beach, Fla. Like Daytona. Or Talladega. affected the South moved
Stenhouse Jr. to chew on last week when he Like any supportive boyfriend, Restrictor plate races where just up the country's East coast
This year, Stenhouse again was said Patrick only gets atten- Stenhouse was proud of the way about anything can happen and onWednesday night.
a hot topic, with people wanting tion because she's a woman, but Patrick has handled the media often lead to unlikely winners. In Baltimore, residents
to know: What are the couple's added that publicity is good for glare. But at any other track? awoke to 15 inches of
Valentine's Day plans? NASCAR. "I would not be happy if it was "I haven't seen any indications snow. Washington, D.C.,
"I did say to him yesterday, "If she'd hae been a male, no- about me like that," he said. "But that would make me thing any- had nearly a foot of snow
'Hey babe, I feel like I shouldn't body would ever know if she'd I think she's proved she can drive thing different than that," Kesel- forcing the city's two main
be thinking about this because it showed up at a racetrack," Petty these race cars. She's got a lot owski said. airports to be closed. Phil-
should be yourjob, butwould you said. "This is a female deal that's to learn. Heck, I've got a lot to Enough aboutThe King, let's get adelphia has 9 inches of
like me to ask someone to make driving her. There's nothing wrong learn." back to the boyfriend snow and still counting.
reservations at a restaurant,"' she with that, because that's good PR Maybe they'll figure out why the "That's so much more fun," In Chapel Hill, N.C.,
asked. for me. More fans come out, peo- Pettys have been so petty toward Patrick said. "I havent really snow continued to fall and
Odds are, the fadious pair won't ple are.more interested in it. She Patrick. done anything on the race track. the Tar Heels' three-game H
be asking the Pettys to join them has helped to draw attention to "I don't know what their prob- What would you ask me if there baseball series with -Col-
for a bite to eat. the sport, which helps everybody lem is," Stenhouse said. "But, hey, was no fun things like there are lege of Charleston starting
Petty gave NASCAR plenty in the sport." they have opinions and they like today?" Friday was postponed.

Keselowski speaks up behind closed doors S outh

The Associated Press NASCAR or Team Penske. want to (throw) away." "Are there things I could
"I don't have a muzzle Keselowski admitted do better? Absolutely," he
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. on my face right now, but there are things he could said. "But the mistakes are
Brad Keselowski esti- maybe I should have," he have handled differently in what builds your character
mates he's paid between said, laughing. "I think the last few years. Among and helps you become the
$75,000 and $100,000 in quite a few back channels his most outspoken mo- person that you are and
NASCAR fines in the last have opened up within ments were a rant against that you can learn from.
four years. NASCAR over the last six NASCAR's move to elec- They're only a mistake if
Signing those checks to eight months that have tronic fuel injection (he you don't grow and learn
hasn't changed Keselows- given me the ability to not was fined $25,000), a dia- from them."
ki's desire to be an out- have to go to the media to tribe about other teams While Keselowski insisted 3032E Package Deal
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From Page 1B four innings, giving up two runs in the Hall recording two RBI's, while Dan-
Sneads falls to Arnold fourth after three scoreless innings. ford had one.
Trint Clark came on in the fifth in- The Pirates were scheduled to play
The Sneads Pirates opened their ning, giving up two runs before being Liberty County Thursday night. Re-
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Braves bring optimism to spring training

The Associated Press Ipitchers and closer could all be are catching-wise."
younger than 30. The springwill be important for
Fredi Gonzalez almost couldn't The big lineup change is at Gattis, who started more games
contain his enthusiasm on the catcher, where 2013 rookie Evan in left field (47) than at catcher
day Freddie Freeman and Jason Gattis will take over for McCann, (38) as a rookie. Gattis, who hit
Heyward signed multi-year con- who signed with the Yankees. .243 with 21 homers, must show
tract extensions. Second baseman Dan Uggla, he can be a reliable target for the
The Braves' manager has good l33, will be fighting for a starting still-young pitching staff.
reason to be excited about his job after being benched last sea- McCann, a seven-time All-Star,
team's foundation of young stars. son and left off the postseason leaves a big void.
Freeman and Heyward are only roster. Uggla and B.J. Upton, who "Obviously Mac is somebody
24. The list of key players 26 or also lost his starting job, each hit most of us have pitched to our
younger also includes elite closer below.200 last season. entire careers," Beachy said.
Craig Kimbrel, Gold Glove-win- RookieTommyLaStella, Ramiro "Evan showed something last
ning shortstop Andrelton Sim- Pena and Tyler Pastornicky could year in his willingness to work.
mons, outfielder Justin Upton THEASSOCIATEDPRESS compete with Uggla for the start- He sees his name on the lineup
and starting pitchers Julio Tehe- Atlanta first baseman Freddie Freeman (left) sits next to manager Fredi ing job at second base. card catching and he's in the vid-
ran and Mike Minor. Gonzalez on Feb. 5 in Atlanta. "Offensively, in our everyday eo room. He's sitting down in my
The Braves, who won the NL lineup, that's all back intact," said locker talking to me.
East in 2013, took big steps to- going to ... I'm not going to Joe in Kissimmee, Fla. general manager Frank Wren. "We're going to communicate
ward keeping the team together Namath anything, but we're go- In the last two years, Chipper "We're anxious to see B.J. Upton a little more than we have in the
by signing Freeman and Hey- ing to be competitive," Gonzalez Jones retired, Martin Prado was and Dan Uggla, like everyone past. That's only going to make
ward to contract extensions this said. traded and Brian McCann and else. We'd like to see them bounce us better."
month. "Our goal is always to win Tim Hudson left as free agents. back. Freeman agreed to an eight-
Gonzalez was so happy he championships, We won one last What remains is the young core "The rest of our club is pretty year, $135 million deal after only
sounded like he Was ready to year, fell short of our goal but it's of a team that won 94 and 96 much the team that won 96, three full seasons. He was an All-
make a big prediction but he nice to know that Freddie and games the last two seasons. games last year, with the excep- Star last year and finished fifth in
backed off while noting he didn't some of the other guys are going Third baseman Chris John- tion of the catcher and in that NL MVP voting after he hit .319
want to sound like a famous for- to be here for a long time." son and centerfielder B.J. Upton regard we're excited to see.what with 23 homers and 109 RBIs.
mer quarterback who guaran- The Braves open spring train- each will be 29 when the season Evan Gattis can give us in a full- Heyward and the Braves agreed
teed a Super Bowl win. ing on Friday when pitchers and opens. The Braves' starting po- time role, with Gerald Laird. We to a $13.3 million, two-year
"We have a young club that's catchers have their first workout sition players, top five starting feel comfortable with where we contract.

Washington trades RHP Karns :

to Tampa Bay for C Lobaton
The Associated Press well enough that he should we say, if an opportunity Karns would have been
be better than 16 percent," arises, we'll be aggressive in a crowded race for the
VIERA, Fla. The Wash- Rizzo said. and open-minded about No. 5 spot in the rota- I
ington Nationals filled It speaks volumes it." tion. The trade for a
the last clear-cut about the Nationals' The Nationals younger pitcher al-
need on their roster confidence in their are giving up' a top leviates part of that
on the opening day talent-laden roster prospect in the 26- logjam and helps
of spring training, that a move for a year-old right-hand- the Nationals stag-
acquiringcatcher Jose backup can fill the last er Karns, who three ger their pitching
Lobaton and two pros- significant hole on the day made starts in his first prospects.
pects from the Tampa Bay that pitchers and catchers taste of the major leagues To make room for the
Rays on Wednesday for reported. Barring injury, last season, but they're newplayersonthe40-man
pitcher Nathan Karns. Rizzo won't be shopping adding a pair of 22-year- roster, Washington placed BEN SAUNDERS, D.M.D.
Lobaton gives the Na- during spring training. olds from the Jays' pool right-handed pitcher Erik PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
tionals insurance behind "There's not an obvious of talent: outfielder Drew Davis on the 60-day dis-
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Marianna. Call to identify. 840-482-7840 February 20th B9i00 pPr bussell i I
229-246-1340 your area.
__________ 13 ~ No tract too small / Custom Thinning
A I I MADDOX FARMS e ilierTimber
Beautiful Bermuda Coastal Hay
+ Round Rolls $50 4 Square $5
Sat, Feb 22, 2014 @ 10:02 AM (CST) Wanted: Old Coins, Gold, Call 334-791-0023 89:..
Houston County Farm Center, Bldg #2 Diamonds, Guns, And Tools
Furniture, Cast Iron, Lladro, Blackhawk West Main Jewelry & Loan 334-671-1440. WANTED LOOKING FOR LONG TERM
Corn Sheller, Sterling Silver Flatware, Deer Lease/Hunting
Sligh Grandfather Clock, Collectible rights on large private ac. 150-300 acres.
Glassware, Cast Iron, Lead Crystal, Silver .4 MADDOX FARMS
Dollars, Deer Stands, Varmint Traps, 2- Venetian white blinds all hardware, 2". starting this season and for many more
Utility Trailer, Much, Much More! fits 72x70 opening $75. 850-482-4917 Horse Boarding years to follow. 603-566-4330.
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10%Col. Joe F. Watson, AL #1831Tax Clothing, boy & girl toddler $25 a box. Wedding
Col. Joe F. Watson, AL #1831 gown, strapless, sz 16 $475. 850-693-3260
(Announcements made by Auctioneer on day of gown, strapless, sz 16 $475. 850-693-3260
auction take precedence over this or any other Recliner leather swivel $100. Couch microfiber,
promotional material.) side loungers $175. misc. $5-$10. 850-263-1039 : TREES TREES .
CEMETER LOTS' & RELAED 1 Treadmill $50. Ab-circle $25. Stepper $25. TREES EMPLOYMENT
850-693-3907. 1 II
Family Plots of 4 in Memory Hill Cemetery VCR Toshiba $60. Thermostat C/H/A $30. 12 ft.taI 3 gal.
"Garden of Chimes" $800. Ea. 334-899-8564 Rug hand made wool 7x12 $100. Fireplace used containers
can heat $300. Stained glass fireplace screen $49.95 ea. 10 or CHIPOLA NURSING PAVILION
--- JIJ- sa$130.850-526-4264.$49.95 ea. 10 or !
S ,. $130. 850-52-4264. 'more $39.95 .AN RETIREMENT CENTER
TOUR AMRIATORPII ETS & ANIMALS Live Oaks, Crape Myrtle, Marianna, FL
Branson, MO. Ozark Mnt Jamboree Cherry Laurel & Magnlias in iiL
5 ngts, 6 days. 5 shows Elvis Presley home & ICherry Laurel & Magnoias Is accepting applicatins for the
museum & more March 30 / April 4,2014 By appointment
Charleston, SC/Savannah. GA FOUND: Black & tan female Chihuahua ong
Historic City Tour, Citadel & Fort Sumter, Fillmore Dr. Please call 850-482-4779. 334-692-3695
Trolley Tour, Lunch at Lady & Son's Business Office Manager.
May 22-25,2014 & more S.E ALABAMA KENNEL CLUB WxLinnc. .
Troical Costa Rica 8 nghts 9 days S.E. ALABAMA KENNEL CLUB Prernur m
San Jose, Monteverde Lake Arenal Cruise Good Manners Obedience, W e Link
August 2-0, 2014 & more Confirmation classes, f interested apply in person at
Nova Scotia, Sydney, Halifax Prince Edward $50. for 6 weeks 4294 ird Aven Marianna FL
Island, 14 nghts, 15 days 7-ngt cruise Rally/Agilitv Intro. $75.
September 9-23, 2014 & more
For information Merita Stanley (850)594-9980 Shots required 4 Photographer
YAzRD n & EStarting March 4th Photographer
4 Call 334-790-6226 or 334-299-3315 Jackson County Floridan has an immediate opening for a full time photographer.
HURRY SALE !!!! or 850.547-2370
NOW SELLING 100's of Misc ITEMS Candidates must possess a solid understanding of digital photography, composition and
SReduced 0 fi. SUPER DOOPER PUPPY SALE lighting. This position will work directly with reporters and newsroom staff to develop and
Reduced to 50% off. Furniture 30% off nd Ja e Chin Mixes produce photographs and shoot video to accompany stories. This position is responsible
in BC booth" Rey so Mlti-Poos, Chihuahua ork for covering a wide variety of assignments from features to sports and illustrations.
Backyard Treasure 2331 Ross Clark Cr. $100. $ 150 33718974 Duties also include posting video, photographs and stories to the Web. Multimedia
FI N" I N A ^ l ^ FARMER'S MARKET Word, Microsoft Outlook, and Photoshop as well as some knowledge of software programs
Sl that aid in posting to the Web. Must be willing to learn new things, be flexible and able to
G FROE N PRO NU S adapt and grow with the job. Reliable transportation is a must. A valid driver's license,
BUSINESSl OPP TiUNlTiES 1proof of auto insurance and the ability to cover assignments at night or on weekends is
required. College degree preferred. Must be a self starter with a strong work ethic and
Daycare Center For Sale By GREEN FROZEN PEANUTS have the ability to work independently.
Owner, completely furnished, great 850-352-4423 EOE/M/F/D/V: Drug and background screening is required.
l6cation, established for 35 yrs.
334-677-3704 850-209-3322 or 850-573-6594
Dry Shelled Peanuts Apply online at www.bhmginc.com
Fully equipped Beauty Salon or Barber
Shop for rent by the month or chair rentel.
Call Ronald 334-793-4263 -.
2050 Montgomery Hwy DothanLAL S U k
) MERCHANDISE Level: 2 l 3
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Size 6 Jazz Prom Dress For Sale It has been al- 3-by-3 box (in bold borders) contains every digit
tered some. It is still in great condition! Please 6 5 2 1 to 9. For strategies on how to solve Sudoku,
text or call 334-790-7989 if you are interested.
We are only asking $250 for it but we payed visit www.sudoku.org.uk.
over $500. A
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FIREWOOD (all split oak) 1 7 Q 4 7 3 5 2 8 9 1 6
Delivery available! TRUCK LOAD $70..
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Mortgage & Consumer Loan Officer for a DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Credit and background check required Is0ooking for a DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Apply at FOCUS Credit Union, Look ahead to your
call 850-663-2404Union, Dock W orker MARIANNA, FLORIDA A future! Start training
or email p.abel@focuscu.org for newspaper distribution. FOR TIS a nw r
EOE/Drug Free Workplace Employer The dock worker provides security and NOW Hiring Full Time COLLEGE Medical ficAin,
quality controlfor newspaper distr*ibutin Fl COLLEGE Medical Office Admin.,
quality control for newspaper distribution Bulk Order Filler Positions Pharmacy Technology,
ED TI ONAL TI NN and archives. This position assists with & HVAC!
deliveries, route and rack maintenance and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd ShiftsFors C e
is responsible for the maintaining the Call Fortes College 855-445-3276
CHIPOLA COLLEGE parking lot and mailroom. Competitive Pay and For consumer info: visit www.fortis.edu
is accepting applications for the following This position works 10:30pm to 7:00am Benefits Package!
full-time positions: Monday through Thursday and Saturday / RESIDENTIAL
with occasional overtime and some Please apply in person at: U~l REAL ESTATE FOR RENT
PROGRAM MANAGER EMERGENCY holidays. The ideal candidate is dependable,lla ir on
MEDICAL SERVICES has reliable transportation, has experience Family Dollar Distribution Center ..PT NT FUNIS
STAFF ASSISTANT CENTRAL CASHIER working nights, is security minded, has good 3949 Family Dollar Parkway,
COORDINATOR ACADEMIC CENTER math skills, is able to lift and carry 50 Ibs, Marianna, Florida 32448 1/1 Free water, sewer, garbage, laundry
FOR EXCELLENCE has experience in customer service,
works well with others and is able to work Must be 18 Years Old & basic cable. $500. mo 850-592-4793
Position information and application without supervision. Equal Opportunity Employer
deadlines are available at Drug Free Workplace Clinton St. efficiency, al utils. incl, clean $395.
www.chipola.edu/personnel/jobs. We offer a full benefit package that no pets, other furn. rms for _350 727-433-RENT
includes, medical, dental, 401K and paid
Contact Human Resources at vacation. EOE/M/F/D/V. Pre-employment
pippenw tchipola.edu or call (850)718-2269 drug and background screen required. Gree
for additional information. Candidates may YOU may apply online at Apartments for Rent in Greenwood
be subject to background investigations. WWw.bhmginccom. 2BR $450 1R 400
Call 850-326-4289 (

--CL- ASSI" EDS- 1 & 2BR Apartments in Marianna
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes Rent to Own
Professional Service and Parts Advisor O LESBY Lot rent included. For details
needed in our busy automotive shop. 850-557-3432 or 850-814-6515 4
Excellent pay and benefits, Plants International Inc.,
experience required, Plants Internationa, Inc.,
4 Send resume to: Altha FL. is accepting applications for
P.O. Box 942 MariannaFL 32447 the following position. I l
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7S,> Require 2yr verifiable office experience.
Prefer experience in data entry,
TW purchasing and inventory control.
:i J F Proficient in Microsoft Office and willing to
p im learn custom programs. Requires excellent
.written and verbal communication skills.
i h vrlo- Full time employment with competitive
Swages and benefits available
Apply at One Stop Career Centers in
Williams Brothers Trucking Inc. Marianna and Blountstown,
Hosford & Cotondale, FL Locations Oglesby Plants International Hwy 71 N L
Now accepting applications for or Fax resume to (850) 762-3806. Need a ry-rien i6 on1
Mechanics & CDL Drivers.
Driver applicants must be at least 25 years
old with (2) years verifiable driving
experience; No major violations within the U *
past 36 months; clean criminal Your guide to gret loc
background for the previous 15 years.
region, so we are here to stay & are looking
for drivers with the same commitment. IE
We pay by the mile with monthly bonuses .
For more information or to apply please
call 912-375-7777 and ask for April. ,

265-6023 Stump Grinding
LICENSE # RC0043637 Insured Free Estimates Metal Shingles Flat Roofs Insured
davidlewisroofing@knology.net 593-4455 850-573-1880
140 Minnesota Ave.* Lynn Hven, L 32444Serving Jackon and Surrounding Counties

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Jackson County Corrections Facility Dozer and Excavation Work Quality, Affordable Concrete Work and Small Tractor Work
Ponds Road Building Demolition 38 Yrs. Experience Licensed Insured
Graduation from high school supplemented Pine Tree Planting Herbicide Spraying Residential & Commercial
by specialized coufses in jail management, Fire Line Plowing Burning Bus: 850-674-5887 WE'LL BEAT ANY PRICE!!
BS in Criminal Justice preferred, and 6 to 9 Clay O'Neal 850762-940 Owned and Operated by Home: 850-674-5026 Big Or Small Jobs WELCOME
years of progressively responsible experience CellDewey Stephens Cell: 850-643-1723
as a correctional supervisor; individual with
state certification as a correctional officer AU OM I Jones Concrete, LLC
preferred; or any equivalent combination of Travis Jones i
training and experience which provides the N USED TIR ES Free Estimates/Reasonable Rates "Beautification of Your Home"
required knowledge, skills and abilities. "Beautification of Your Home"
Starting SalaryI$56,349.00/yr EW TIRES E101W RETAIL PRICES! House Slabs Sidewalks Carpentry/Painting Installations
Driveways & Pole Barns Furniture Repair & Refinishihg
Complete job descriptions may be viewed on TRIPLE 850-693-5812 30+ Years Experience General Repairs Insured
our web site.
Deadline to apply: 03/03/14 jIstef" H (5)6-I
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2864 Madison St, Marianna, FL 32448
www.jacksoncountyfl.neiL 850.526.1700
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3br/2.ba 2400 sq. ft. home, fenced back yard, REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Lincoln/Mercury Tracer 1991 with 44K miles untyfl.us Click on Purchasing then on Bid's and
detached garage w/ office, in-ground pool, OI O & 1 O[ ES original miles, 4-dr. sedan, automatic, AC, blue RFP's.
pets w/approval in Indian Springs $1400. mo + matalic paint, 4 new tires $4500. 334-701-0010. IMPORTANT
dep. Call 850-526-8426Serious Inquiries only. 2BR, 2.5BA Townhouse for sale in walking dis- Toyota 1998 Avalon new tires & paint,
Austin Tyler & Co tance of downtown Eufaula. Quiet and quaint. cold AC, exc. cond. 154K miles, $2500. Bids SHALL be submitted in a sealed envelope
Quality Homes & Apartments Deck with large backyard. W/D hookup and 334-792-8018 OR 334-792-8827 marked:
P 850- 526-3355 or austintylerco.com large pantry. Spacious rooms. Not for rent.
"Property Management Is Our ONLY Business" $92,000. Call 256-437-3768 i 1SUBMISSION DEADLINE: DATE: 02/27/14
IeLEASEWIloTHl :O N T BYF MS, LAND, TIMBE: 2002 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic: TIME: 2:00PM CST
Garage kept, nice bike, 24,000 miles. Two-tone
............................ 373 acres Santa Rosa County, FL $2,200/acre blue. $10,200. 334-794-5296 or 334-596-5098 SEALED BID and identified by the NAME OF THE
----.... This cute little building FIRM, NAME AND NUMBER OF THE BID, ALONG
just south of US 90 McGowin Properties Broker, 334-734- WITH THE DATE AND TIME OF OPENING.
S| between Caledonia and : 1382. www.larsonmgowinproperties.com
McPherson Sts for sale 3 wrsmg ip op5te'sco Ford 1987 Bronco 4x4 List of bidders and awards (if any) shall be an-
or lease on ce a R CR ATION RUNS GREAT!! Good tires. nounced at this meeting of the Jackson County
New CH&A system to help keep your energyain! New Sears battery, rear Board of County Commissioners. Bid award
costs down. No need to be stuck in a strip window motor, fuel gauge. will be made to the best bidder, but the right is
small. Have your own office/business build- s Brakes recently overhauled. Less than 10k reserved to reject any or all.bids.
ing. Surprising low low market rates. $69,900 Sun Tracker 24-DL Pontoon son maor tun sensor,-up etc.) Been s Board of County Commissioners
James M. (Robby) Roberts Jr., Broker Boat, 90HP Evinrude Out- my hunting cap truck the last 7 years. Asking Dale Rabon Guthrie
J1 my hunting caftip truck the last 7 years. Asking
Prudential Jim Roberts Realty board Model E 90 TL CEM, $2,900. 334-750-5000
Prdential Js s etsr R y deck table, fold-up ladder, By: Chuck Lockey
850-482-4635 Et. 207 new battery. Trailer not included. Older model Ford 2005 Explorer: Green. Extra clean, loaded Clerk of courts
................................ but it looks good and runs great. $4,500. Lake with all power. Low miles. New tires. Garage Board Chairman
M*OB3L HOMESFOR3l2RENT [ ISeminole south of Donalsonville, GA on Rt. 374. kept. Excellent condition. $9,250 or best offer.
Contact Dee at dee.german@aol.com or call Call 334-347-63751 LF160382
2/1 elec. heat & air in Alford $380. mo + dep. 229-515-7600. JEEP, 2006 Rubicon, 44,000 miles, loaded with INVITATION TO BID
850-579-8882/850-209-1664 CITY OF MARIANNA
2/1 14 ft. elec, heat & air. ATI extras, excellent condition, FSBO 205-902-4212
Afford on Mill Rd. $500. mo. & dep. TRANSPORTATION NOTICE is hereby given to all interested per-
850-573-1851 sons or firms that sealed bids will be accepted
2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale. l J 1 Chevy 2010 Silverado, 4 door, 54K miles, by the Marianna City Clerk at the Marianna
$500 and up. H20, garbage, sewer included. On-star, Bluetooth, Weathertech mats. City Hall located at 2898 Green Street, Marian-
tp:// www.charloscotryving.com. Chevrolet 2004 Trailblazer Retiring and must sell. $24,500. 334-585-5288 na, Florida 32446 until 3:00 P.M.C.S.T. on Friday,
http www.charloscountrylivin.com47 L. R D, P, PDL GMC 1998 Sierra 1500 state owned and February 28, 2014, for the following item:
8 | with remote. 4.2 L6 275 HP maintained runs & rides great! $3495. OBO BID NUMBER: PW 02-14
2s engine. Good MPG, cold 850-526-2963 or 850-557-2523.
S2 & 3 BR Mobile Homes AC. ooks, runs and drives 850-526-2963 or 850-557-2523. B ITLE: West End Lift Station Natural Gas
in Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595 great. $6,995. Call owner 334-671-3059. ai Toyota 2010 Tacoma SR5 Powered Generator
g.White, 2 wheel drive, 4 door
A UOSFOR SA HL V6, tow package, new tires, Bids will be opened and recorded at the City of
^!^^A Mobile Home S475+ deE3Si ^ Excellent condition. 46,000 Marianna Board of City Commissions Meeting
aliances waser &dryer, water/garbage 1993 50. Convertible miles. $23,300. 334-693-4987 or 796-5919 Room at 10:00 A.M. C.S.T. on Monday, March 3,
& sewier included 4 850-482-4455 2014
Triple Black, 5sp. AC, PL, 2014.
3/2 Mobile Home on Ham Pond Rd in Sneads PW, PS, CC 94,020 mi. Specifications maybe obtained from the City
CH/A, lawn care incl. $550+dep. 850-592-4625 $4900. OBO 334-397-4881 Clerk at Marianna City Hall between the hours
3BR Mobile Homes in Cottondale. GOT BAD CREDIT? CALL FOR TOP PRICE of 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. Monday through
Starting at $500 per month Already filed Taxes VEIMPORTANT
Call 850-258-1594 Call Steve Pope Today I ALSO SELL USED PARTS
If no answer please leave message. 334-803-9550
SnoRepo pass bankruptcy 24 HOUR TOWING 334-7928664 Quotations SHALL be submitted in a sealed en-
Marianna area 2/2 Mbl. Hm. in park CH&A SLOW CREDIT OK SSI & VA OK vee mared.............
water, sewa.e No Pets or Smoki.g Ref. Reg._
water, sewage No Pets or Smokihg Ref. Req. _____ Got a Clunker SEALED QUOTE and identified by the NAME OF
1st & last $500. mo. 850-482-8333 Grand Marue 2008 leather seat 1owner We'll be your Junker! E FIRM, NAME OF THE QUOTE along with
1s. --st$-- m.-5-42-8333Grand Marque 2008 leather seat, 1-owner Well be your Junke the DATE AND TIME OF OPENING
Small 2 bedroom/ bath $325. mo. Sneads low mileage, black w/ gray int. new tires, We buy wrecked cars TEND T
garage kept, looks like new, Real Clean!! f
4 850-573-0308 e t looks like new Real Clean and Farm Equip. at a :A list of bidders and award notice will be pub-
4 fair and honest price! licly announced at the next regular meeting of
SNEADSarea N.of903/2remodeled nside on Lexus 2007 RX350 Silver in color, new tires, sun $250 & t Complete Cars the City of Marianna City Commissioners fol-
cre$50.mo. 1st-last see. NO PETS roof, leather int. very clean, this is a very sharp A lowing the bid acceptance date if possible. Bid
i 85-272-1351or 850-482-2272 car104K miles, exc. cond. $14,000. 334-791-9407 CALL 334-714-6285 award will be made to the best bidder, but the
.. ..... .... ". f right is reserved to reject any or all bids.
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Running or not
S334-794-9576 or 344-791-4714 LF160379
SOUTRIGI The public is hereby notified that the Board of
IO Pr1 I adless` of 8:00 A County Commissioners of Jackson County,
Regardless of year, mane, model, weo have Florida, intends to hold a public hearing to con-
millions of dollars on hand to pay you good sider the adoption of a proposed ordinance en-
money for your curent vehicle. titled:
We Are On The Coast But Worth The Drive,
& reputable, & we can give you a fair price AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO.91
Sappraisal in 15 minutes. 6, WHICH ADOPTED THE JACKSON COUNTY
- Call for appointment, dealer. 877497-7975 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, T9(PROVIDE FOR THE
S oF16033 DATE;
LF160383 INVITATION TO BID in its Commission meeting room, 2864 Madison
JACKSON COUNTY Street, in the City of Marianna, Florida, on
_February 25, 2014, at 6:15 p.m. Central Time,
at which time and place any and all persons
NOTICE is hereby given to all interested per- desiring to present any matter for or against
sons or firms that sealed bids will be accepted said proposed ordinance may appear and be
at the Jackson County Purchasing Department heard with respect to theproposed ordinance.
located at the Jackson County Administration A copy of the proposed ordinance is available
building, 2864 Madison Street, Marianna, Fel.
for inspection by the public at the County Ad-
32448 NO LATER THAN 2:00PM C.T. on 02/27/14
for the following project: Building, 2864 Madison Street, Marianna, Flori-
BID NUMBER: 1314-16
DATED this February 14, 2014.
BID NAME: Request for Bid on one (1) Chassis BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
and cost to re-mount a Generator powered JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
ambulance module. (complete Specs listed on By:/s/Chuck Lockey
Sour web page) Hon. Chuck Lockey, Chairman
BID OPENING: Bids will be opened and record-
ed on February 28th 2014 10:00AM CT. at the LF160381
Jackson County Administration Building 2864 "AT&T Mobility proposes to construct a 195'
Madison St. Marianna Fl. 32448 monopole telecommunications tower and asso-
ciated equipment within a 100' by 100' fenced
Specifications and General Conditions may be compound. The facilities will be located at 3450
obtained from the Purchasing Department be- Caverns Rd., Marianna, FL 32446. If you have
In Print and Online tween the hours of 8:00 A.M. C.T. and 4:00 P.M. any concerns of any historic properties that
JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN C.T. Monday through Friday. Information or In- might be adversely affected by this project,
quiries may be made by contacting Stan please contact Doug Butler, Trileaf Corp., 2700
CLASSIFIEDS Hascher, Purchasing Agent, at 2864 Madison Westhall Ln., Ste. 200, Maitland, FL 32751, d.but
850-526-3614 ,,r 1-800-779-2557 Street, Marianna, Florida or voice phone 850- ler@trileaf.com. Please include the project ad-
jcfloridan.com 718-0005, or Fax 850-482-9682. Bid packets may dress and the location of the historic resource
be obtained from our Web site, www.jacksonco you believe might be affected."


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I Martin Fourcade, France: He Men's figure skating final
earned his second gold in Sochi with 9 a.m. (NBCSN); replay on NBC prime time
A M a victory in the men's 20-kilometer 2 All eyes are on men's figure skating with the
individual race. Fourcade, who won exit of Russia's Evgeni Plushenko and the his-
i A the 12.5K pursuit on Monday, finished toric short program performance of Japan's
i.>q M Erik Lesser of Germany. } Trails leader Norway by 1. Chan heading into today's gold medal final.

Plushenko retires after injury at Sochi

The Associated Press Figure Skating bronze, as the U.S. skiers matched
the country's previous sweeps in
SOCHI, Russia From wild The 31-year-old Plushenko is men's figure skating in 1956 and
cheers to stunned silence, the So- the only modem-era figure skater men's halfpipe snowboarding in
chi Olympics said goodbye Thurs- to win medals in four different 2002. "I am stoked to be up here
day to one of figure skating's all- Olympics. He helped Russia win with my friends," Christensen
time greats. the team gold over the weekend. said. "America, we did it."
Evgeni Plushenko, the first fig- He also won figure skating gold in
ure skater in the modern era to 2006 and silver in 2002 and 2010. Cross-ConSly
win medals in four Olympics, Plushenko said he said it felt "like
retired from competitive figure a knife in my back" when he fell Kowalczyk led virtually all the
skating shortly after withdraw- on a triple axel during Thursday's way, finishing in 28 minutes, 17.8
ing from the men's competition warmups. "I think it's God saying, seconds and beating silver med-
for medical reasons. The Russian 'Evgeni, enough, enough with alist Charlotte Kalla of Sweden
said he injured himself during skating,"' said Plushenko. In the by 18.4 seconds. Therese Johaug
practice on Wednesday, then fell W short program, Yuzuru Hanyu of of Norway took bronze, 28.3 sec-
on a triple axel during warmups Japan led with a score of 101.45 onds behind.
Thursday. The competition concludes Fri-
When Plushenko limped out of THE ASSOCIATED PRESS day with the short program. Sho Track
the arena, the cheering stopped, Evgeni Plushenko waves as he leaves the ice after withdrawing from the
eventually turning into mild men's figure skting competition due to illness at the Iceberg Skating Slopestyle Sking Li's win in the 500 keeps the
applause. Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics on Thursday in Sochi, Russia. Olympic title with China. Injured
Plushenko's announcement style skiing, cross-country ski- events by winning the team relay For onlythe thirdtime inWinter teammate Wang Meng couldn't
came hours after an 'Olympic ing, biathlon, speedskating, short Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland, ski- Games history, a U.S. team swept defend, the title she has won at
worker was injured when he was track speedskating and luge. ing with a fractured foot, won gold the podium. Christensen led the every Winter Games since 2002.
hit by a bobsled near the finish In the first final of the day, the in the women's cross-country 10- way with a dominating perfor- Arianna Fontana of Italy took the
line at the Sanki Sliding Center. U.S. freestyle skiers swept the kilometer classical race; and Li mance that featured four near- silver andPark Seung-hi of South
He was taken by helicopter to a podium in slopestyle, with Joss Jianrou of China won gold in 500- perfect runs over the rails and Korea earned the bronze. Elise
local hospital. Christensenleading the wayin his meter short track speedskating jumps at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Christie of Britain caused the.first
Six medals were awarded on Olympic debut. Germany corn- after all three of her opponents in Park. Gus Kenworthy and Nick crash of the wild final and was
Day 7 of the Olympics: in slope- pleted a sweep of the four luge the final fell. Goepper captured the silver and disqualified.

Tbrough 38 events NBC 2 a.m. (Saturday): Men's Hockey
Country G S B T ) 2 p.m.: Women's Biathlon :Ga Slovakia vs. Slovenia (LIVE)
Norway 4 3 6 13 -15km Individual Gold Medal Final; 4:30 a.m. (Saturday): Women's
Netherlands 4 3 5 12 Women's Freestyle Skiing Aerials Ciross-Country 4x5km Relay Gold
United States 4 2 6 12 Competition Medal Final (LIVE)
Russia 2 5 4 11 7 p.m.: Men's Figur6 Skating
Germany 7 2 1 10 Gold Medal Final; Men's Alpine MSNBC
Canada 4 4 2 10 Skiing Super Combined Gold U ll a.m.: Men's Hockey Norway
Austria 1 4 0 5 Medal Final; Women's Freestyle lt vs. Finland (LIVE)
Sweden 0 4 1 5 Skiing Aerials Gold Medal Final; American Bode Miller will try to 2 a.m. (Saturday): Women's
Switzerland 3 0 1 4 Women's Skeleton Gold Medal repeat as champion in men's Hockey Quarterfinal (LIVE)
France 2 0 2 4 Final Runs Alpine super-combined, airing 4:30 a.m. (Saturday): Women's YUZURUHANYU
Slovenia 1 1 2 4 11:05 p.m.: Men's SkiJump- tonight on NBC prime time. Curling Canada vs. Japan
China 2 1 0 3 ing Individual K-125 Large Hill ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOS
Czech Republic 0 2 1 3 Competition; Men's Skeleton Gold Medal Final Part 1(LIVE) CNBC ) Six gold medals are at stake,
Italy 0 2 1 3 Competition n 11a.m.: Men's Figure Skating ) 4 p.m.: Men's Curling United including in the men's figure skating
Japan 0 2 1 3 Gold Medal Final Part 2 (LIVE) States vs. Russia competition. Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu
Poland 2 0 0 2 NBCSN ) 1:15 p.m.: Men's Ski Jump- won the men's short program and
Latvia 0 0 2 2 ) 6:30 a.m.: Men's Hockey Swe- ing Individual K-125 Large Hill USA holds a nearly four-pointlead over
South Korea 1 0 1 2 den vs. Switzerland (LIVE) Competition 11 a.m.: Men's Hockey Canada Patrick Chan of Canada heading into
6 countries with one medal w 9 a.m.: Men's Figure Skating a 4 p.m.: Game of the Day: Hockey vs. Austria (LIVE) the free skate.

Norway goatender Lars Haugen stretches to block a shot by Canada forward Corey Perry in the third period of a men's iceI
hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics on Thursday in Sochi, Russia.
Finland open with wins Y U' E

THEASSOCIATEDPRESSThe Associated Press but it came at a cost. a drop pass to set up Evge-

The Finns played the fi- ni Malkin's goal that gave
SOCHI, Russia Four nal two periods without Russia a 2-0 lead. The Rus-
of the favorites in Olympic captain Teemu Selanne sians relaxed, letting Slove-
men's hockey started the because of an upper-body nia pullwithin a goal twice
Sochi Games with wins. injury. They expect the in its first Olympic hockey Valentine's Day makes me
The host Russians rolled 43-year-old forward to be game before takingcontrol remembe st how much I
earlyasAlexOvechkinhad healthy enough to play withtwo goals inthethird. remember just how much I
a goal and an assist in a Norway on Friday, but he Canada's Shea Weber love you, just for being you I
breathtaking start of a 5-2 mayresttobereadytoface and Jamie Benn scored in
victory against Slovenia on the Canadians on Sunday the second after a score-
Thursday. in the final game of the less first period and Carey I
The defending gold- tournament's round-robin Pricefinishedwith 19 saves TTO:
medal winning Canadians preliminary round. in hi~ Olympic debut.
shook off a slow start with Alex Ovechkin, perhaps The Americans were ex-
adominant second period the biggest star of the pected to face the stiffest I F rom: :
of a 3-1 win over Norway. Olympics, scored 1:17 af- test, but they were simply I
Most impressively, the ter the puck dropped with sensational against Slo-
U.S. scored six times in the a wrist shot that made the vakia. Paul Stastny scored
second period and routed crowd roar. The superstar twice to help the U.S. score
Slovakia 7-1. made the flag-waving fans six consecutive goals in aI
2 Finland beat Austria 8-4, gasp in awe 2:37 later with 13:51 span. .
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