Jackson County Floridan


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Jackson County Floridan
Alternate title:
Sunday Floridan
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Jackson County Floridan
Chipola Pub. Co.
Place of Publication:
Marianna Fla
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Newspapers -- Jackson County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Jackson -- Marianna
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Additional Physical Form:
Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 8, no. 13 (Sept. 7, 1934)-
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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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Vol. 91 No. 38

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Marianna

Get 'Tails Wagging' March 15 at Partners for Pets benefit 202i photo,
From staff reports for the festival. clude, Cat litter, dog biscuits, old Trinity
This event will benefit Partners dog chews, tennis balls, flea Thomason
Get out your green garb-Main for Pets, a nonprofit, no-kill ani- shampoo, pet vitamins, clean- enjoys her
Street has set the date for the an- rnal shelter, where cats, kittens, ing supplies, paper towels, dish first St. Pat-
nual St. Patrick's Day Festival. dogs and puppies need your help detergent, dog collars (all sizes), rick's Day
This year's "Tails Wagging" to keep their "Tails Wagging." 6-foot leads, stainless steel food with mom
event will take place on Saturday, Don't leave your furry friends bowls, cardboard cat carriers, Thomasonl
March 15, at Madison Street Park out of the fun. Dress your pets tarps, nail trimmers and indus- in Madison
in downtown Marianna. The fun in green and come out and cel- trial trash bags. in Street
starts at 1 p.m. and goes until 5 ebrate St. Patrick's Day. Entries Monetary donations and vol- Park. This
p.m. There is no admission and are being sought for the "Best unteers are also appreciated at year, the
all are welcome. St. Patrick's Day Pet Costume." Partners for Pets. For more infor- Marianna
The kids will want to check out To enter, bring your leashed pet mation about the animal shelter, Main Street
the blow-up slide and bounce along with a donated item for call 482-4570. St. Patrick's
house, and what festival would the shelter. Also at the St. Patrick's Day Fes- Day Festival
be complete without arts and This year, Main Street is ask- tival, there will be live entertain- returns to
crafts and food vendors? Main ing festival-goers to donate an ment from Dickie Merritt and the park on
Street is currently looking for item off the "Partners for Pets Saturday,
quality craft and food vendors Wish List." Needed supplies in- See EVENT, Page 7A MARKSKINNER/FLORIDANFILE March 15.

Jackson County Supervisor of Elec-
tions Sylvia Stephens talks about
the new inserter that will be used
to handle ballots for the upcoming
half-cent sales tax referendum,
S- Wednesday, Feb.19, in Marianna.

Tara Singley's first-grade class at Golson Elementary School receives %e
a special visitor, Special Olympics gold medalist Zachary Grice. On the arrives for
front row (from left) are Karson Worthington, Miguel Victoriano, Jubilee
Tucker, Aarionna Lovett and Daysha Couch and Tre' Locke(second row). election on

World Special Olympics champ school funding

Grice visits, brings his medals Voters to decide half-
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER Singley. As the students passed cent question by mail
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com around the Alabama state
medals that he earned to qual- BY ANGIE COOK
A group of Golson first- ify for the World games when acook@jcfloridan.com
/ graders touched gold on he was only 15, Grice talked,
L Thursday and rubbed about how it felt to stand atop The wheels are in motion for
shoulders with the world- the highest podium and have the upcoming referendum on
class athlete who won gold the World gold draped around the half-cent sales tax that helps
and silver medals in the 2003 his neck. "I felt good, excited h with facilities' costs for Jackson
World Special Olympics held and proud," he said. "I won County schools.
in Ireland. that gold on my granddaddy's The election will be conducted
Dothan resident Zachary birthday. I told him I won it for by Supervisor of Elections Syl-
Grice, now 25, fielded ques- him." via Stephens and her staff at the
tions from the curious stu- The gold medal was for his PHTOOSBYKRISTIECLOU/FLORIDAN county elections office on Jef-
dents after his presentation in Zachary Grice shows the gold medal he won in Ireland at the 2003 ferson Street. This in-house mail
the classroom of teacher Tara See GOLD, Page 7A Special Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, at Golson Elementary School.
See BALLOT, Page 7A

Number of U.S. farms declines, farmers getting older
The Associated Press export market. Many younger farming, and the question for all

WASHINGTON-The number ment census tions, where the boom in the Vilsack said after the report was
of U.S. farms is declining even as of American farm economy and a rising con- released.
the value of their crops and live- Agriculture, sumer interest in where food is Vilsackhas made the revitaliza-
stock has increased over the past taken every grown have helped them. tion of rural America a priority at
five years, a government census shows a 4 That boom has been good to USDA. As people have moved to
of American agriculture released percent all of farm country: According suburbs and cities, many corn-
Thursday says. decline in the to the survey, the market values munities have increasing pov-
The survey, taken every five number of of crops, livestock and total agri- erty and fewer young people to
years, shows there were a total of farms in the cultural products were all at re- take over family farms. He has
2.1 million farms in the United United States cord highs. Farms in the United also argued that the dwindling
States in 2012, down a little more since 2007. States sold almost $395 billion population has led to less po-
than 4 percent from 2007. That in products in 2012, 33 percent litical clout made evident by
follows a long-term trend of de- FLORIAN FILE POTO higher than in 2007. a recent three-year congressio-
clining numbers of farms. Still, farmers are aging. Accord- nal struggle to enact a new farm
Also, farmers are getting old- spot: a small rise in the number number of younger farmers is .ing to the census, a third of farm- bill. President Barack Obama
er the average age was 58.3 of farmers between 25 and 34 partly due to increased interest ers were older than 65 in 2012. signed the bill, which provides
years. But Agriculture Secretary years old. and government support for lo- "The reality is, over time those
Tom Vilsack points to a bright Vilsack says the boost in the cally grown foods and a thriving folks won't be able to continue See CENSUS, Page 7A

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JACKSON COUNTY Community Calendar

F L O R ID A N FRIDAY, FEB.21 and 1960s. The film follows the exciting but turbu- illnesses and chronic conditions. Appointments
)) Deadline to submit pictures, business cards, lent lives of some of America's greatest musical leg- available (call 263-7106 or 209-5501); walk-ins
Publisher Valeria Roberts etc., for inclusion in the Jackson County Friends ends. Free. Recommended for Adults only. Rated R. welcome. Sign in before 11 a.m.
vroberts@jcfloridan.com of the Library time capsule Jackson County For information about this and other movies in the ) Movies at Your Public Library 1:30 p.m.
Public Library, 2929 Green St., Marianna. For more series, stop by the library and pick up a schedule or at the Main Library on Green Street in Marianna.
Circulation Manager- Dena Oberski information, contact Ann Bryan 482-9631. call 482-9631. Third in a series of five popular feature films, during
doberski@jcfloridan.com )) Grand Ridge Pageant deadline Today is ChessClub 6-8 p.m. at First United Methodist February, celebrating Black History Month, depict-
the extended deadline for parents to enter their' Church on Clinton St. in Marianna. Sponsored by ing actual events, current and historical, involving
CONTACT US children in the Grand Ridge Pageant. Please contact Marianna Optimist Club for students for students 8- African Americans.This inspiring and revealing
Telephone: 850-526-3614 Heather Lewis at 209-7977 with any questions you 18 years of age in Jackson County. All students and drama focuses on President Lincoln's tumultu-
FAX: 850-482-4478 might have, their parents are welcome. Players of all skill levels ous final months in office as this visionary leader
FAX: 850-482-4478 might have. including beginners are welcome. Call 693-0473. pursues a course of action to end the Civil War,
Email: editorial@jcfl6ridan.com ) Marianna Recreation Department baseball- unite the country and abolish slavery. Free. Rated
b trweet6ad ess softball registration 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Celebrate Recovery 7 p.m. at Evangel Wor-t eont adabls sl re .
Street Address:Marianna Educational and Recreational Expo ship Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. PG13. For more information about this and other
4403 Constitution Lane (MERE) location at 3625 Caverns Road in Marianna, Adult and teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits movies in the series, stop by the Library and pick up
Marianna, FL32448 or you may drop off your registration at City Hall. and hang-ups." Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available a schedule or call 482-9631.
Office Hours: Boys and girls ages 5 to 15 years of age are eligible Call 209-7856, 573-1131. p Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 4:30-
Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to play. The fee for T-Ball is $35 for participants )) Celebrating Black History Month 6:30-8:30 5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
and $40 for Dixie Youth machine Pitch, AAA, "0" p.m. at Chipola College Culture Center, College St., Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
Zone and Dixie Boys. The fee for Darlings, Angels, Marianna. Sponsored by Chipola College Black Stu-
MISS YOUR PAPER? Ponytails and Belles Softball will be $40. The fee dent Union and the Association of United Profes- SUNDAY, FEB.23
You should receive your newspaper no later must be paid with a check or money order, no cash sionals, Inc. Guest speaker: Elder William McCray. ) Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion
than 6 a.m. If it does not arrive, call Circula- will be accepted. Checks need to be made payable Please come and enjoy the festivities while learning 6:30 p.m. in AA room of First United Methodist
to MERE. No one will be allowed to register after more about Black History. Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Attendance
tion between 6a.m.and noon, Tuesday to Feb. 28. All participants must bring a copy of their )) Ninth Annual Wine Tasting 7-10 p.m. at limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking.
Friday, and 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday. The birth certificate. the Ely-Criglar House. It is hosted by the Marianna
Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840) )) Malone Dixie Youth Baseball sign-ups 9 Rotary Club and the Jackson Hospital Founda- MONDAY, FEB.24
is published Tuesday through Friday and a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.- tion Inc. Tickets are $75 per couple or $37.50 per Dr. Seuss Day at Golson Elementary Cel-
Sunday mornings. Periodical postage paid noon on Saturday at Malone Town Hall. Sign up fee person. Make your plans to attend by calling the ebrate Dr. Seuss Day. Students can wear their
at Marianna, FL. is $40 per child. Please bring copy of your child's Jackson Hospital Foundation at 718-2601. You favorite hat to school.
birth certificate. If you have any questions, contact must be 21 years of age to participate inrthis
Michael Padgett, 209-1250, Lenny Weber, 209- event. )) Marianna Recreation Department baseball-
SUBSCRIPTION RATES 8409, or Jamie Floyd, 569-2343. Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9 Marianna Educational and Recreational Expo
Home delivery: $11.23 per month; $32.83 ) Small Business Seminar "Business Finance" p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist (MERE) location at 3625 Caverns Road in Marianna,
for three months; $62.05 for six months; -9 a.m.-noon at Chipola College in Room M-108 of Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. or you may drop off your registration at City Hall.
and $123.45 for one year. All prices include the Business and Technology building (M). Cost of Boys and girls ages 5 to 15 years of age are eligible
applicable state and local taxes. Mail seminar is $15. Participants may register online at SATURDAY, FEB.22 to play. The fee for T-Ball is $35 for participants
applicable state and local taxes. Mail www.northfloridaabiz.com. For more information, ) Malone Dixie Youth Baseball sign-ups 9 and $40 for Dixie Youth machine Pitch, AAA, "0"
subscriptions must be paid in advance. Mail call 718-2441 or email seversone@chipola.edu a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to Zone and Dixie Boys. The fee for Darlings, Angels,
subscriptions are: $46.12for three months; )) Hooks and Needles 10 a.m.at the Jackson noon on Saturday at Malone Town Hall.Sign up fee Ponytails and Belles Softball will be $40. The fee
$92.24 for six months; and $184.47 for one County Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and is $40 per child. Please bring copy of your child's must be paid with a check or money order, no cash
year. experienced hand crafters welcome to create, birth certificate. If you have any questions, contact will be accepted. Checks need to be made payable
share, learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482- Michael Padgett, 209-1250, Lenny Weber, 209-8409 to MERE. No one will be allowed to register after
ADVERTISING 9631. or Jamie Floyd, 569-2343. Feb. 28. All participants must bring a copy of their
)) Bird Walk 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Florida Caverns The Boys to Men Choir of Jackson County, birth certificate.
The advertiser agrees that the publisher State Park. Join Florida Caverns State Park volun- Jackson County Youth Community Choir and )) Tri-state Cucurbit Meeting 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
shall not be liable for damages arising teers Elliott and Lesley Smith as they lead visitors the Save Our Children Black Awareness Pro- Jackson County Agriculture Center, 2741 Pennsyl-
out of errors and advertisements beyond on a leisurely stroll starting at the Blue Hole swim- gram Practices 9-11 a.m. at Pope Chapel AME vania Ave., suite 3, Marianna. No charge. Morning
the amount paid for the space actually ming area to observe the birds of the park. Bring Church, 4898 Blue Springs Rd., Marianna. The Boys refreshments and lunch served. Pre registration
occupied by that portion of the advertise- binoculars and a picnic and enjoy the day. to Men Choir of Jackson County is open to anyone required for accurate lunch account. Contact Nikki
nts in which the error occurred, whether )) Movies at Your Public Library 4 p.m. at ages 3-26. If youwould like to join or need more or Cynthia at 638-6180.
mees ych er e or ohendeig, wenc them the Main Library on Green Street in Marianna. Sec- info contact Carol Marks 693 9630 or Leon Kelly o Emergency Meeting of the Jackson County
such error is due to the negligence of the ond in a series of five popular feature films, during 209-4310. Public Library Board Noon at the Jackson
publisher's employees or otherwise, and February, celebrating Black History Month, depict- l Alford Community Health Clinic Hours 10 County Board of County Commission Administra-
there shall be not liability for non-inser- ing actual events, current and historical, involving a.m.until last patient is seen, at 1770 Carolina St. in tion Offices, 2864 Madison Street. The purpose of
tion of any advertisement beyond the African Americans. Today's movie, recommended Alford. The free clinic for income-eligible patients this meeting is to consider recommendation for the
amount paid for such advertisement. This for adults only, is a tale of sex, violence, race and without medical insurance; treats short-term new Library Director.
rock and roll in Chicago of the 1950s
newspaper will not knowingly accept or
publish illegal material of any kind.Advertis- The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. O. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447,
email editorial@jcfloridan.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
ing which expresses preference based on
legally protected personal characteristics is
not acceptable. PO ,Cie ROUndUp

HOW TO GET YOUR Marianna Police and county fire/rescue reported the follow- Jackson County
NEWS PUBLISHED Department ing incidents for Feb. 19, the latest Correctional Facility
The Jackson County Floridan will publish The Marianna Police Department aa stole tag, one abandoned The following persons were booked into
news of general interest free of charge. listed the following incidents for Feb.19, jTk,- vehicle, one reckless driver, the county jail during the latest reporting
Submit your news or Community Calendar the latest available report: Two accidents, ME one suspicious vehicle, two periods:
events via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery, one abandoned vehicle, one suspicious suspicious incidents, two a Jonah Taylor, 20, 5265 Cliff St., Gracev-
vehicle, two suspicious persons, one verbal suspicious persons, one ille, hold for Washington Co.
Fees may apply for wedding, engagements .disturbance, one burglar alarm, 14 traffic highway obstruction, one burglary, a Robert Shive, 39, 6279 Shug Road,
anniversary and birth announcements, stops, one larceny complaint, one trespass five verbal disturbances, 23 medical calls, Greenwood, dealing in stolen property,
Forms are available at the Floridan offices, complaint, one illegally parked vehicle, one traffic crash, two burglar alarms, two grand theft of a motor vehicle, false verifi-
Photographs must be of good quality and one property check, one retail theft, two fire alarms, 23 traffic stops, three larceny cation of ownership to a secondary metals
suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the public service calls, one welfare check, complaints, one criminal mischief com- recycler.
rightto edit all submissions. one patrol request and one home security plaint, four trespass.complaints, one found ) Ernest Tyson, 21, 113 Grouse Road,
GEiTTING IT RIGHT check. or abandoned property report, two assists Taylor, Ala., driving while license
of motorists or pedestrians, one child suspended/revoked.
The Jackson County Floridan's policy abuse complaint, six criminal registrations, Jail Population: 188
is to correct mistakes promptly. To Jackson County Sheriff's Office three welfare checks, one transport, one To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers at 526-5000 or a
report an error, please call 526-3614 The Jackson County Sheriff's Office Baker Act, and one threat/harassment local law enforcement agency.To report a wildlife violation,
Monday-Friday. complaint, call 1-888-404-FWCC (3922).


(850) 482-3051 'I ', --"


LIBRARY HOLDS BCF Announces Spring Preview Day

An exciting day at The
SSSEDS Baptist College of Florida
D E S R TS in Graceville is quickly ap-
proaching known as pre-
viewFUNDRAISER day. Scheduled for
FUNDRMISER Friday, March 14, preview
day is held each semester
in order to give prospec-
tive students and their
families an opportunity to
LO see the campus and deter-
LO VE mine if BCF is where they
BOOK should continue their
. A l. .Registration will begin c ,
at 9 a.m. in the Wellness
S Center, where prospective
students will begin a full
day of experiencing life
as a BCF student. Guests SUBMITTED PHOTO
Sc will have the opportunity Join the BCF Resident Directors (Dorm RDs) on Preview Day to get a peek into dorm-life.
to speak with faculty and Visitors attending pre- riculum lab and Wellness entered into a drawing to
staff representatives and view day will have an Center. win one of the two $500
SUBMITTED PHOTO gather information about opportunity to visit a In addition to a time of scholarships.
n Thursday, Feb. 13, the Jackson the different degree pro- missions, theology, edu- worship, visiting classes If you are looking for a
County Public Library held its Sixth grams, financial aid, cam- cation, music or Christian and touring the campus, college to prepare you to
Annual Classic Southern Desserts pus activities and mission counseling class. Campus lunch will be provided change the world, preview
opportunities. A student- tours are part of the day's and will include a special day is the perfect time to
Fund Raiser at the Jackson County Agricul- led praise and worship events, allowing students performance by the BCF see if BCF is that place! To
ture Complex. There was a special cake auc- service will be held in the to see inside the dorm or Jazz Band. register for preview day,
tion as well as a silent auction. The mistress R.G. Lee Chapel followed campus housing, as well The $25 application fee contact the BCF Admis-
bywords of welcome from as the many resources willbe waived for students sions Office at 800-328-
of ceremonies for the evening was Ms. Glenda The Baptist College of available to students, who applyon preview day, 2660, ext. 460, or register
Sue Bradley. The event committee this year Florida President Thomas such as the writing center, and the names of all the online at www.baptistcol-
was Glenda Su Bradley, chair; Linda Pforte, A. Kinchn. library, computer lab, cur- students attending will be lege.edu.
was Glenda Su Bradley, chair; Linda Pforte,
co-chair; Wanda Biggs, Linda Cherry, Angie
Hamilton and Pam Pichard. A special thanks Co-OS band together during times of need
goes to the Jackson County Library board and C ran and of
Friend of the Library for helping make this Special to the Floridan
event a huge success. West Florida Elec-
tric sent five of its line
personnel to Cobb Elec-
/ tric Membership Cor-
poration near Atlanta
on Tuesday, Feb.11, to as-
sist in power restoration
That cooperative's dis-
A" tribution system was hit
hard by an ice storm.
Cobb EMC delivers elec-
N tricity to more than
175,000 residential and
4 commercial members in
Cobb, Bartow, Chero-
kee, i Fulton and Pauld. WFEC line workers David Brannon, Supervisor, Shane Rustin, Foreman, Chad Mitchell, Kevin
ing counties in Georgia. Nelson and Wesley Griffin volunteered to assist with power restoration efforts at Cobb EMC
Si mCobb EMC's distribution in Georgia.
system consists of 9,101
miles of line over 432 Florida Electric adheres ment by working together bers in Calhoun, Holmes,
square miles. to the Seven Cooperative through local, national, Jackson and Washington
With more than 195,000 Principles, one of which regional and international counties. Touchstone En-
meters served, Cobb EMC is Cooperation among structures, such as mutual ergy is a national alliance
is one of the largest of Cooperatives. We believe aid agreements. of local, consumer owned
Georgia's 41 EMCs and that cooperatives serve West Florida Electric isa electric cooperatives pro-
among the largest of the their members most ef- Touchstone Energy Coop- viding high standards of
SUBMITTED PHOTO nation's 900 EMCs. fectively and strengthen erative that serves service to consumers,
Ladacia Hart-Winters and Chrishara Laster playing dress-up. As a cooperative, West the cooperative move- more than 25,000 mem- large and small.

Registration for Early

Head Start and Preschool STEM STRENGTH TEST

beginning on March 10
Special to the Floridan Start classes are at the
Jackson County Early
Preschool and Early Childhood Center in Philip
Head Start Registration for Marianna.
the upcoming 2014-2015 Parents need to bring .
school year will be March their child's certified birth
10-14 from 8:30 a.m. to certificate, social secu-
noon. Registration will be rity card and proof of all
held at the Jackson County current family income,
Early Childhood Center which may include four
in Marianna, 4283 Kelson pay stubs, unemployment
Ave. benefit statement, Income Carat The FIVE C's
Preschool registration is Tax Form 1040, statement Color
for children who are three of child support, TANF, SSI, Clarity
or four years old, on or Social Security or Foster Cut 9
before Sept. 1, 2014. Pre- Care. E"- CONFIDENCE
school classes are located Children do not need
at Cottondale. Elemen- to accompany parents to SUBMITTEDPHOTO Marianna's Most
tary, Jackson County Early registration, as space is Jack Craven (left), of Marianna High, and Abagail Bridges, of Chipley High, test the strength Trusted Jeweler
Childhood Center, Gracev- limited, of their balsa wood tower at a recent STEM meeting at Chipola College. Chipola professors
ille Elementary, Grand Registration applications and high school faculty led students in STEM activities. The event was organized by the Est. 1971 ..,
Ridge School and Malone are available at school FloridaLearns STEM Scholars Project, in collaboration with the Panhandle Area Educational atsonH
School. sites. Please bring com- Consortium targeting gifted and talented students in grades 9-12. STEM is a multi-million
Early Head Start regis- pleted forms to registra- dollar education campaign to encourage students'attending Florida's rural schools to IsI.
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Religion Calendar God and Millenials: It's Complicated
FRIDAY, FEB. 21 Program at New Hope
SJoey Haguan Memorial Ben- Missionary Baptist Church,
efit Fish Fry 6 p.m-8 p.m. at Greenwood during morning A Ten pollster David Kinna- Right? We see that most. adults in
Salem Free Will Baptist Church. worship service. man went to college two the country are Christian, and yet
No charge, but donations are V decades ago, his Genera- very few of them are very active as
accepted and appreciated. TUESDAY, FEB. 25 tion X life was surrounded by elec- Christians. They have accepted the
Proceeds go to a family in need )) Dare to Live Healed Heal- tronic screens and all the gadgets IDEA of being Christians."
in our area. ing School Class 7 p.m. in that connected to them. This reality is now affecting how
) Youth Activity Night 6 (he Bascom Town Hall at 4969 There were TV screens, movie young Americans make decisions
p.m. at Marianna Church of Basswood Road. Free classes screens and new computers, some at about sex, marriage, family life
God. Ages: 12-19. Call 482- taught by Jacquelyn McGriff. of which even had speakers. There On Religion and careers, with more and more
6264. Call 276-6024. were VCRs, CD players, cassette Millennials delaying the burdens,
a Celebrate Recovery Adult, recorders, video cameras and other thing from how churches address commitments and uncertainties of
teen meetings to "overcome WEDNESDAY, FEB., 26 cool devices. The hottest trend was sexuality to how colleges teach adulthood.
hurts, habits and hang-ups in Affordable Care Act Infor- "email" that allowed students to the Bible, he added. "How it is that In the 1960s, he noted, 77 per-
a safe environment:' 7 p.m. at mation Session St. John do something Baby Boomers could we will disciple in this ... digital cent of women and 66 percent of
Evangel Worship Center with A.M.E. Church, Campbellton. only dream about send private, Babylon is terribly important for us men had by age 30 completed
praise and live worship music, What plan do I choose? How instant messages to friends in to consider." the major transitions of life, such
testimonies and fellowship. Din- does it impact me? How do I sign up? nearby dorms or around the world. The bottom line: The pieces in the as leaving home, finishing school,

Call 209-7856,573-1131. Is there a deadline? These and Pop culture was huge. Technology puzzles that complicate so many achieving financial independence,
SLighthouse District Meet- other questions will be an- was powerful. But today, all those young lives have been radically getting married and having chil-
ing 7 p.m. at Victory Taber- swered. For more information, devices have evolved into one life- individualized. Thus, the Millenni- dren. In 2014 these numbers were
nacle Church of God in Christ call 263-0025 or 294-0299 or changing screen carried by millions als mantra: "It's complicated." quite different, with 46 percent of
Grand Ridge. For more informa- email st.johname.comapbell- of the so-called Millennials the This includes faith. Over the women and a mere 31 percent of
tion, contact Sister Sonya White ton@gmail.com smartphone. And through these past decade, Kinnaman noted, men having made these steps into
at 526-1841 or 209-1931. ) Churches United Revival screens stream the myriad chan- Barna researchers have conducted adulthood by age 30.
Advancing the Kingdom 7 nels, icons, brands, apps and voices 27,000 interviews with Millennials Will it be a challenge for older
SATURDAY, FEB. 22 p.m. at Apostolic Revival Center that are shaping a generation. (ages 18-31) and found that more adults to offer spiritual guidance
Free clothing giveaway 9 of Marianna. Special guest But what religious leaders and than half of those with a Christian as young Americans struggle with
a.m. to noon at Mother Agnes' speaker will be Pastor Roberto educators must understand is that background have, at some point, these issues? Obviously, said Kinna-
Closet, 2856 Orange St. in Castillo of Apostolic Revival this updated "screen culture" has stopped going to church. man, because adults are adults and
Marianna. Center of Marianna. For more created the opposite of a unified In his book, "You Lost Me," peers are peers.
SLighthouse District Meet- 2090-6979tion, call 557-5463 or youth culture, said Kinnaman, Kinnaman noted that 10 percent "This is a generation that wants ...
ing 11 a.m. at Victory Taber- president of the Barna Group, a of these straying Millennials are (to) be engaged with people, with
nacle Church of God in Christ, THURSDAY, FEB. 27 faith-centered research firm. While "Prodigals" who have lost the faith diversity, with friends from around
Grand Ridge. For more informa- it's accurate, for example, to say period. Another 30 percent are "Ex- the world, with different points of
tion, contact Sister Sonya White )) Free clothing giveaway 9 pop culture is in "some ways the iles," who to some degree remain view, with different religions, with
Closet, 2856 Orange St. in new religion," that doesn't mean inside a church, but feel lost and different perspectives," he warned
a Ninth Annual Marriage Marianna. all digital consumers raised during cannot find a comfortable niche. the educators in attendance.
EnrichmenCelebration 6 Churches United Revival past quarter century share one faith The largest segment 40 percent "If you tell them that you.have
ture Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Advancing the Kingdom -7 quite the opposite. are "Nomads" who have left the to choose between being friends
Ave. Suite 3, Marianna. Tickets p.m. at Apostolic Revival Center "Pop culture is becoming a new institutional church, but still claim with somebody and their faith, they
$40 per person. Reception im- of Marianna. Special guest religious grid, it's becoming the the label "Christian." will choose being friends. They will
mediately following. Sponsored speaker will be Elder Horace filter through which they examine The hard truth that many reli- choose relational connection over
by Faith Cornerstone Church Horne of Gethsemane Church and interpret their reality," he said, gious leaders have never accepted, what you think they need to believe
Ministry Inc. Malone. RSVP of God Written in Heaven, Two speaking at a national conference he added, is that Millennials are in terms of orthodoxy. ... We are
to Minister LaTonia Blair at Egg. For more information, call in Los Angeles held by the Council merely walking the do-it-yourself finding that with Millennials their
284-0417, Deaconess Ugreenal 557-5463 or 2090-6979. for Christian Colleges and Universi- spirituality path used by many of peers are their moral and spiritual
Ivef at 556-3090 or Evangelist ties (the global network in which their parents. Nomad faith is now compass."
Thelma Caldwellat 566-4048 FRIDAY, FEB. 28 I teach, through the Washington the American way.
no later than Feb. 18. Formal Youth Activity Night 6 p.m. Journalism Center). "What we learn in our research," Terry Mattingly is the director of the
or semi-formal attire required. at Marianna Church of God. The smartphone "screen age is he said, "is that a majority of Washington Journalism Center at the Council
Colors are red, white and black. Ages: 12-19. Call 482-6264. dictating this new 20-something Americans are Christian nomads the GetReligion.org project to study religion and

SUNDAY, FEB. 23 Celebrate Recovery Adult, reality," which should affect every- -adults of whatever generation. the news.
teen meetings to "overcome
Black History Program 11 hurts, habits and hang-ups in
a.m. at Pleasant Grove AME a safe environment,"' 7 p.m. at New Mount Olive Baptist Church Announces
Church, Marianna. The speaker Evangel Worship Center with
for the program will be Bro, praise and live worship music, Deacon Ordination Service
Roger Pittman. testimonies and fellowship. Din-
Friendship Sunday -11 a.m. ner: 6 p.m. Child care available. The pastor, officers and on Sunday, Feb. 23. The pate in the ceremony. The
at AscensionLutheran Church, Call 209-7856,573-1131. members of New Mount Ordination Service will public is invited to witness
Marianna. Special worship a Churches United Revival Olive Missionary Baptist take place at 3 p.m. The this milestone in the lives
service dedicated to friends, Advancing the Kingdom 7 Church have announced Rev. Obadiah White will of these two men. Rev. L.A.
neighbors and family. Lunch p.m. at Apostolic Revival Center that ordination services deliver the message for Bonds is the pastor. For
and fellowship will follow the of Marianna. Special guest for newly selected dea- the ceremony. A number more information, you
service. For more information, speaker will.be Pastor Anthony cons, Frank Truitt and of ministers and deacons may call 718-3315.
call 482-4691. Ganey, Oasis Church of Tal- John Walker, will be held will be present to partici- From staff reports JCFLORIDAN.COM
)) Annual Black History lahassee. For more information,

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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
Shugroad @embargmai.com Cottondale Fl. 32431 352-2636 4691 Hwy 162 Marianna, FL 32446 526-5711
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Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-4451 Marianna, FL 32448 482-5878 4156 Bryan St P.O. Box 249 Sneads, FL 32460 593-6699
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Cottondale FL 32431 272-0254 Eastside Baptist Church Heaven's Way Biker Church New-Salem Baptist Church Alford, FL 32420 352-4715
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Marianna, FL 32448 579-2300 Bascom, FL 32423 569-2699 Midway Freewill Baptist Church 6940 Providence Church Rd 482-6264 mariannacog.com
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Obama to host Dalai Lama on Friday at White House

The Associated Press in China's Tibetan areas,
urging Beijing to resume
WASHINGTON Presi- talks with the Dalai Lama
dent Barack Obama will A- or his followers without
host Tibetan spiritual preconditions.
leader the Dalai Lama for ,t i"The United States sup-
a meeting on Friday, the ports the Dalai Lama's
White House said, in a 'Middle Way' approach of
move that could rankle neither assimilation nor
already tense relations be- independence for Tibet-
tween the U.S. and China. ans in China," said Caitlin
The exiled leader, who Hayden, a spokeswoman
is in the U.S. for a speak- for the White House's Na-
ing tour, is famed for tional Security Council.
his peaceful struggle for Relations between, the
greater Tibetan autonomy U.S. and China are already
that is bitterly opposed on edge over Beijing's
by China. The last time he increasingly aggressive
met with Obama, in 2011, steps to assert itself in the
China blasted the meeting region, including in ter-
and said it had damaged ritorial disputes with its
Chinese-American ties. i smaller neighbors. China's
China was similarly irked T emergence as a leading
when the two met in 2010. global economic and mili-
Friday's meeting was tary power has strained
likely to draw further pro- ties with Washington, and
test from Beijing. China's the two have also clashed
Foreign Ministry did not a- over cyber theft and hu-
immediately respond to a c man rights.
request for comment, but The Dalai Lama is a fre-
in the past, Chinese au- quent visitor in the U.S.
thorities have denounced THEASSOCIATED PRESS FILE During his current three-
the spiritual leader as a In this 2010 photo, the Dalai Lama walks out of the White House in Washington, after meeting with President Barack Obama. week visit, he also has
separatist and blamed the Obama will host Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama for a meeting on Feb. 21, the White House said, in a move that could public speaking events in
Dalai Lama for instigating rankle already tense relations between the U.S. and China. California and Minnesota.
self-immolations by Tibet- On Thursday, he delivered
ans inside China. Obama meets with presi- sion to hold the meeting heads of state. China and doesn't support a message of compas-
Obama was to host the dents and prime ministers, elsewhere and to close the Seeking to stave off po- Tibetan independence. sion and care for human-
Nobel laureate for a pri- he hosts them in the Oval meeting to reporters could tential controversy, the At the same time, officials ity while addressing free
vate, morning meeting in Office and allows reporters signal an attempt to avoid White House reiterated said they were concerned market mavens at a right-
the White House's map to witness a short portion the appearance of a for- late Thursday that the U.S. about tensions and de- leaning Washington think
room. Traditionally, when of the meeting. The deci- mal meeting between two recognizes Tibet as part of teriorating human rights tank.

Alabama House approves Ten Commandments bill

The Associated Press which now moves to the mote a particular religious ing what voters wanted. The proposed legisla- approved a display on that
Alabama. Senate. Voters view. Opponents predicted "Part of the oath I took tion says the Ten Com- was combined with nearly
MONTGOMERY, Ala. must also approve the the displays would prompt was to uphold the Consti- mandments displays must 40 other monuments and
The Ten Commandments amendment for it to be- lawsuits and be looked on tution," England replied, adhere to "constitutional markers on the Texas Capi-
could be displayed in Ala- come law. by the courts as illegal at- "My argument to you requirements, including, tol lawn.
bama public schools and "This countrywas found- tempts to establish a pre- could be right now, I'm but not limited to, being After reading the Ten
state government build- ed on godly principles. ... ferred religion in Alabama. upholding my oath by tell- intermingled with histori- Commandments on the
ings if mixed with histori- That's our roots," said bill "Our courts and our Con- ing you there have been cal or educational items." House floor, Rep. Richard
cal and education docu- sponsor Rep. DuWayne stitution have spoken on numerous court deci- The bill does not say how Baughn, R-Lynn, said, "I
ments, under a proposed Bridges, R-Valley. "We have this issue," said Rep. Chris sions that do not allow many such items should don't know why anybody
constitutional amend- a right to go back to what England, D-Tuscaloosa. the display of this docu- be added. would disagree with these
ment approved Thursday our roots are." Bridges predicted the ment because of its re- The U.S. Supreme Court ten."
by the Alabama House of Bridges said -people constitutionalamendment ligious foundation and in 2005 struck down Ten "We are the greatest na-
Representatives. would be free to worship would pass overwhelming- the appearance it gives Commandment displays tion on the Earth because
Lawmakers voted 77-19 how they choose and that ly and that he was uphold- that it is state-established in two Kentucky court- God's hand of blessing has
in favor of the measure, the displays would not pro- ing his oath of office by do- religion." houses. However, the court been on us," Baughn said.

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State Briefs Cuban writer Padura tests U.S. literary waters
Warning shot bill two schools.
keeps moving ahead Mangum, who is cur- The Associated Press allows a writer to "talk
rently a vice president about politics without
TALLAHASSEE- Florida at Cornell University, MIAMI Sitting in the being political," Dopico
legislators keep moving will start as FAMU's new courtyard of a pictur- said.
ahead with a bill designed president on April 1. esque Miami bookstore But while Padura has
to make it clear people can Kelly is vice president of cafe, Cuban writer been published without
show a gun, or even fire economic development at Leonardo Padura chuck- harassment in Cuba, he
a warning shot, without Clemson University. les between drags on a has not been promoted in
drawing a lengthy prison cigarette. the official media as often
sentence. Man guilty in fatal Nearly all his life, he or as enthusiastically as
A House panel on Thurs- drug robbery explains, has taken other writers whose works
day voted in favor of the place in one Havana are less scrutinizing of life
measure (HB 89) par- WEST PALM BEACH -A neighborhood. in Cuba, Ted Henken, a
tially inspired by Marissa South Florida man has It is there, in Man- professor at Baruch Col-
Alexander. The Jackson- been convicted of par- tilla, where he was born, lege said.
ville woman was given a ticipating in a fatal drug raised, married and wrote THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "Padura can publish a
20-year prison sentence robbery, the detective novels that Cuban author Leonardo Padura laughs during an interview book like 'The Man Who
after firing a gun near her A Palm Beach County have won him interna- in Coral Gables, Fla., Wednesday. Padura is the most interna- Loved Dogs' but that book
estranged husband. Al- jury found 26-year-old tional acclaim. He still tionally well-known living author on the island. will not be reviewed in
exander's conviction was Christopher Desilien lives in his childhood any of the newspapers or
thrown out by an appeals guilty Wednesday of two home and likes sitting on of Padura's work is Mario crime novels were all mentioned on the televi-
court and she is scheduled counts of first-degree a small bench in front of Conde, a downtrodden published in the 1990s, a sion or radio," Henken
to have a new trial, murder, along with several a new candy store that detective solving crimes time when a limited toler- said. "At the same time
This means the full Flori- other charges. opened across the street in the underbelly of ance for criticism within Padura can be named and
da House can consider Authorities say Desil- and listening to the chat- post-Soviet Union Cuban the arts began to emerge. win the national literary
the legislation when the ien and Jaquelin VilSaint ter of customers. society. Padura acknowledges that award, which he won last
annual session starts next killed 22-year-old Kyle His neighbors call him Through Conde's inves- the situation before then year."
month. Seymore and 24-year-old "the famous writer." tigations, the contradic- was dramatically differ- "The Man Who Loved
Two legislators voted Wendell Chestnut and "But I am lucky," he tions and shortcomings of ent. Writers like Reinaldo Dogs" weaves the stories
against the bill. left 23-year-old Armand says, "because they also a revolution in decline are Arenas who condemned of Leon Trotsky, his assas-
Rep. Kionne McGhee, Haines for dead during the still know me as my laid bare. Yet his novels the Communist govern- sin Ramon Mercader and
D-Miami, said he was con- September 2007 robbery mother and father's son." are also never overtly ment were jailed, and a down-and-out Cuban
cerned the bill was vague Prosecutors say Desilien Padura has carved a political. Padura himself their work was difficult or writer who crosses Mer-
and could allow people to and VilSaint shot the men space that few writers in takes great pains to state impossible to find on the cader's path. He also re-
fire into homes or moving to take a half-pound bag Cuba after the revolution that he himself does not island. cently published "Herejes"
cars. of marijuana, have managed to attain: identify with any politi- Today writers like or "Heretics" in Spanish,
Desilien's attorney told that of a public intellec- cal party, nor the state or Padura, Wendy Guerra or another historical work
Ma y rides in jurors that VilSaint acted tual, at once accepted by the country's dissidents. Pedro Juan Gutierrez can that explores the theme of
stolen military Huivee alone. The Palm Beach and critical of Cu- He sees himself simply as get away with casting a individual liberty.
Post reports that VilSaint ban society. a chronicler of modern critical eye. Freedom is, Padura, soft-spoken
DELTONA- A 19-year- was previously sentenced Now, at the height of his Cuban life. however, still a tenuous with a graying beard, says
old man is in custody after to life in prison after being literary career, he is on a "If there is any posi- concept. his friends had to con-
deputies say he stole a convicted of two counts of tour in the United States, tive effect my work can "It's a country that is vince him to do the U.S.
military Humvee and went murder and one count of. visiting Miami, NewYork have, it's in the act of governed by the party, book tour because he was
on a joy ride from Sanford attempted murder. and Chicago. His critically being independent," he and that party is of a worried his appearances
to Deltona. acclaimed "The Man Who says. "Of having a stance, socialist bent where would turn into political
The Volusia County Man gets life Loved Dogs" has been a mindset, a space, that there are still expressions interrogations. But at his
Sherriffs Office says Jose sentence for killing translated into English is free from political of individual freedom first event in Miami on
after swerving, running preachers and published in the preferences." that are not understood Tuesday, all the questions
after swerving, running a W preaT P U.S. by Farrar, Straus and Born in 1955, Padura because they are consid- were about his work, he
red lights and dragging a WEST PALM BEACH Giroux. is part of the first gen- ered aggressions against said.
construction barrel under -A South Florida man "I think American eration to grow up with the party, the state, the Stayinghere or anywhere
the vehicle Wednesday has been sentenced to life audiences are intrigued no or little memory of government, which also other than Cuba for too
night. in prison for killing two by his detective novels," life before Fidel Castro's represent the nation," long is not an option. He
Quinones told deputies street preachers. said Ana Mario Dopico, 1959 revolution. He came Padura says. says he needs to be close
he was bored. A Palm Beach County a professor of compara- of age when the Carib- Part of the reason he to that same 200 meter ra-
He was charged with judge sentenced 22- tive literature at New York bean island still benefited has negotiated those dius in Mantilla where his
grand theft, driving under year-old Jeriah Woody University. "He brings from Soviet support and boundaries successfully father, grandparents and
the influence, driving on Thursday after jurors a breath of fresh air to launched his literary may lie in his choice of even great-grandparents
an unregistered motor found him guilty of two a very over-determined career during the Special genre. The detective novel were all raised.
vehicle and possession of counts of first-degree reading of Cuba which is Period, the years after unveils hidden worlds, "I need to be close to
marijuana. murder and one count of very hyper-political, very the collapse of the Soviet friends who betray, un- that reality to be able to
Deltona drivers began attempted murder. Cold War." Union. trustworthy authorities, take the pulse of what Cu-
calling the sheriff's office Authorities say Tite The principal character His four Mario Conde and is also a genre that bans are living," he says.
around 7:50 p.m. report- Sufra, Stephen Ocean and
ing a Humvee swerving Masslanter Alcinor had
with no headlights on been evangelizing near Fla. ude to review Bieber video before release
The barrel released at one the Boynton Beach library a. u to review er eo re r
point and nearly struck in January 2010 when they
another driver. The Hum- met Woody and had a dis- The Associated Press sports cars in a quiet Mi-
vee was stolen from a U.S. cussion about God. Woody ami Beach neighborhood.
National Guard facility left but then returned a MIAMI A judge said The toxicology test based
despite the steering wheel short time later and fatally Thursday he will review on Bieber's urine sample
being locked with a cable shot Sufra and Ocean. police video made shortly found the active ingredi-
and padlock that limited The Palm Beach Post after Justin Bieber's recent ent in marijuana and the
its ability to turn. reports that Alcinor identi- Miami Beach arrest to de- antidepressant Xanax.
fied Woody as the shooter. termine if some portionis A breath test, however,
Man guilty of fatal Woody's then roommate, should be withheld from showed Bieber's blood-al-
Pensacola robbery Nelens Jean-Pierre, testi- the public, particularly cohol content was below
PENSACOLA- A Florida fled that Woody told him clips depicting the singer Florida's 0.02 percent limit
PaNhAndL A hasrb he killed the two men to urinating into a cup as for underage drivers.
Panhandle man has been settle a gang-related dis- part of a drug test. THEASSOCIATED PRESS
convicted of fatally shoot- pute Jean-Pierre had with Miami-Dade County These Jan. 23 police booking mugs made available by the
ing a teen during a home Ocean and Alcinor from Judge William Altfield said Miami Dade County Corrections Department show pop star BE FOR E
invasion. 2006, before they became after a hearing he will pri- Justin Bieber.
An Escambia County preachers. vately review some of the lease the rest." hold another hearing on *THE
jury found Bennie Rob- roughly 10 hours of Mi- Still, Shullman and Scott the matter March 4, mean-
bins III guilty Thursday 1,000 pigeons stolen, ami Beach police video Ponce, who represents ing the current March 3 BOTTOM
of first-degree felony
murder, grand theft auto, 100 deadinN. Florida taken after Bieber's Jan. the Herald and Miami's trial date for Bieber will be DROPS
coaie pgrossessin aned U E ILD Th 23 arrest. The Associated CBS affiliate, agreed with delayed. But he said if the D O
cocaine possession and SUMMERFIELD- The Press, The Miami Herald Altfield's plan to review various sides could agree OUT
resisting an officer without owner of a north Florida and other media organiza- the four clips that show on release of non-objec- "
violence. He faces life in farm says 1,000 homing tions are seeking release of Bieber urinating into the tionable video material, SELL YOUR
prison at his March 24 pigeons were stolen from the video, arguing there is cup, as did state pros- that should be done by
sentencing, his property, while an- no exemption in Florida's ecutors. Bieber attorney Wednesday. OLD
Authorities say Robbins other 100 baby birds died generous open records Howard Srebnick said he "It's prudent for us to
killed 19-year-old Mat- from a lack of care from law allowing it to be kept found it "insulting" that make sure we're all on the AT
Sthew Cox during a robbery the older birds, under wraps. the videos could be re- same page, all of us," he
at the teen's Pensacola The Marion Country "The right of privacy leased perhaps with only said.
home in July of 2012. Sherriff's Office reports cannot trump the right of Bieber's nether regions Bieber, 19, has pleaded
The Pensacola News that detectives are investi- access to public records," censored, contending not guilty to misdemeanor 4SIH SnH
Journal reports that in- gating the incident, which said Deanna Shullman, even that was a violation charges of DUI, resisting JEL
vestigators found Robbins took place sometime be- the attorney for the AP of privacy, arrest and driving with an
in possession of the pistol tween Saturday night and and several other media "There's no reason why expired license. Police say Paid on Site
used to kill Cox, and found early Tuesday morning, outlets. "My clients have the media should make a he and singer Khalil Amir 4432 Lafayette Street
his DNAinside of a blue Owner Alberto Morales no interest in showing Mr. spectacle of that event," Sharieff were stopped 5265488
knit cap witnesses said the said there was no way for Bieber's private parts. You Srebnick said. after a suspected illegal www.smlthandsmlthonline.com
gunman wore during the the birds to escape, and have to redact that and re- Altfield said he would street drag race in exotic
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Fishing rope cut from endangered whale off Georgia
The Associated Press

SAVANNAH, Ga. -Wild-
life experts cut away more
than 280 feet of com-
mercial fishing line being
dragged by an endangered
right whale off the Geor-
gia coast, though some of
the heavy rope had to be
left tangled in the whale's
mouth, officials said
Entanglement in com-
mercial fishing gear and This photo released by the Georgia Department of Natural
collisions with ships off the Resources shows right whale #4057, a 4-year-old male, who
East Coast are considered was found entangled in rope by a UNC Wilmington aerial
the greatest threats to the survey team flying 40 miles east of Jacksonville, FL on Feb.
right whale's survival. Ex- 16.
perts estimate only about to the 30-foot whale to sev- and fix every whale that A
450 of the large whales re- er the three-quarters-inch shows up entangled. In
main. Each winter they mi- fishing line using a grap- some cases it's just com-
grate to the warmer waters pling hook equipped with pletely impossible to dis-
off Georgia and Florida to cutting blades. entangle that whale."
give birth to their calves. "We feel like what we did The entangled whale THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
It was the first time since gives the whale a fight- spotted this week was ac- This photo released by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources shows Right whale #4057
2011 that a right whale ing chance to shed the tually a 4-year-old male, circling to the right as responders from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and
snared in fishing gear has remainder of the rope on which George said isn't Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission throw a custom-made "cutting grapple:'
been spotted offshore in its own," said George, who surprising despite a mis hoping to sever the long strand of fishing rope exiting the whale's mouth. Seconds later the
been spotted offshore in its own," said George, who surprising despite a mis- heavy rope parted and the whale swam away unencumbered.
the Southeast, said Clay estimated the whale is still conception that only preg-
Georgia, amarine mammal dragging about 20 feet of nant females and their near Jacksonville, Fla., aged to cut away some Ga., on Monday when the
biologist for the Georgia the rope woven with lead babies migrate south at spotted the whale drag- of the rope and attach a Georgia DNR was able to
Department of Natural Re- weights. "The real take- wintertime. ging fishing line behind it tracking buoy to the end. maneuver a small boat
sources. He was part of the home message here is we A crew doing aerial sur- Sunday. Florida officials The whale was about 40 close enough to cut away
team that got close enough can't just go out and save veys for the Navy offshore responding by boat man- miles offshore of Darien, most of the remainder.

amachine, which cost just said that, for budget plan-
over $17,000, will fold the ning purposes, a decision G ol
ballots and insert them, needs to be made well
From Page 1A along with a "secrecy ahead of then on whether From Page 1A
sleeve" and return enve- to extend the crucial 10- o
ballot election has an esti- lope, into the envelopes year measure. first-place finish in the
mated price tag of $45,000, that will be mailed out to "Sales- tax has proven to 50-meter swimming ,
according to information voters starting April 16. be invaluable to our district event. Hewon silver in o
provided by the supervi- Return postage is not in- due to the lack of PECO the 100-meter, and he was r
sor's office. cluded, so voters will need (Public Education Capital part of the silver-winning
Deciding on an in-house to provide theirw own stamp Outlay) funding the state relay team in another
operation, as opposed to to mail their votes back to has provided in the last six swimming event.
hiring an outside firm to the county. Barring that, years." He gave the kids some
print and prepare the bal- completed ballots can be Without it, Wiggins said, advice, too, on how to
lots for mailing, will save delivered in person to the JCSB wouldn't have been succeed in the classroom
the Jackson County School elections office. By mail able to build, re-roof, up- as he does in sports. 'All
Board several thousand or in person, they should grade, renovate and re- you've got to do is prac- KRISTIE CLOUD/FLORIDAN
dollars, according to Ste- have their ballots back by 7 model its facilities. tice and do your best," he Tara Singley's first-grade class looks on as Special Olympian
phens, but doing so meant pm. on May 6 and don't To register to vote in the told them. Zachary Grice shares his experience winning a gold medal in
-her office had to purchase forget to sign it or the vote school surtax election, you Singley said those words 2003 in Ireland.
special equipment for the will not be counted. must do so by Monday, of wisdom echoed her learning about "less and His bicycle is no run-of-
job. The current half-cent April 7. To update your re- philosophy as she leads more" by keeping track the-mill variety; it
On Wednesday, Stephens sales tax expires in De- cords and ensure your cur- the children through their of the women's skating was specially outfitted to
and crew saw a new Hasler cember 2015, but Jackson rent mailing address is on daily lessons. scores, and have learned work best with his body.
envelope inserter arrive at County Schools Facilities file, can call the elections She is grounding much more about charts and Lance Armstrong has
the supervisor's office. The Director Stuart Wiggins office at 482-9652. of her classroom instruc- graphs as the games have nothing on him. Grice will
tion these days in the progressed. have to win at the state
._ ." "' .....Winter Olympics now un- And next summer, level to get there, though,
cedd iderway in Sochi, Russia, they may be keeping an and he practices every
and the visit from Grice extra-watchful eye on day. When he gets home
Williams Funeral Home Meyers Alumna of Distinc- Ederson Lee Everett; put icing on the cake, she the World Special Olym- at night, he has plenty of
5283 Brown Street tion Award recipient) and grandson: Jacob said. He attends church pic games to be held in ready reminders about
Graceville, Florida 32440 Sunday school teacher, and She is survived by 4 with Singley and her California; their guest is the value of putting in
Phone 263-5116 most recently a member of idaughters: Secilia H. Mon- sbaw d Singley and oria on se the vauice of tin
Lakeside Baptist Church of goven (Barry) of Chipley; husband, Allen Singley, vying for a spot in those that practice. In addition
Birmingham, Alabama Cynthia "Cyndi" Brown who is the youth pas- games this year. But Grice to his world and state
Jacqueline where she served in WMU (Tim) of Chipley, Celeste tor at Grandview Baptist switched sports; he's Olympic medals, he has
Louise Perry leadership. She was a resi- Pullen of Tallahassee, and Church. Grice puts in going for the gold in, a wall full of others from
dent of Town Village for 6 Celita Harden of Chipley; some work hours there, cycling events instead various competitions.
Draughon years, where she served on brother: Franklin Everett of making sure the church of swimming next time He has them hanging in
various committees and Southport; sister: Cather- is stocked with supplies, around. a space right next to the
taught a weekly bible ine Kirkland of Wausau; 8 and also preaches from He trains in Dothan television, in easy view as
study. grandchildren: Jami, Leigh, time to time at an adult with the same coach who he watches the goings-
The family of Mrs. Michael, Tori, Jo'L, Bret day care facility, helped him prepare for on in Russia and dreams
Draughon will receive Celie and Cole;
friends Saturday, February Graveside funeral serv- Her youngsters are his many victories back of more glory days for
22, 1:00 pm at the R.G. Lee ices will be held 11 la.m. Sat- keeping a medal count, in 2003. himself.
Chapel on the campus of urday, February 22, 2014 at
Baptist College of Florida Wausau Memorial Gardens
in Graceville, with services Cemetery with Bishop John cock and Royce Reagan. Durham, N.C.
of worship and interment Gilbert and Brother Mike v it At 4 p.m., enjoy a For more information
to follow at 2:00 pm. In lieu Kriser officiating. Obert Fu- special performance about the St. Patrick's Day
of flowers, memorials may neral Home of Chipley di- From Page lA of traditional Irish and Festival, or to be a vendor,
Jacqueline Louise Perry be made to First Baptist recting. The Original Bama Jam, Appalachian music by call Main Street Direc-
Draughon entered Resur- Church, Graceville or the In lieu of flowers dona- TeOrig in Bam erJam, appe a nd a hi miciy tcl Mai tte Diru ec
rection Life on February 19, Baptist College of Florida. tions may be made to the featuring Dickey Merritt, Mark Weems and Julie tor Charlotte Brunner at
2014. She was born in Kan- Williams Funeral Home Humanitarian Aid Fund @ Richard Hinson, Jeff Pea- Glaub Weems of 718-1022.
sas City Missouri on Octo- is charge of arrangements, LDSPHILANTHROPIES.ORG
ber 25, 1930. Expressions of sympathy C
Mrs. Draughon was pre- be submitted online at en
ceded in death by her lov- www.williamsfhs.com. Marianna Chapel e su drought in many states d Most U.S. farms are
ing husband of 60 years, Obert Funeral Home Funeral Home and rising feed costs, small: 75 percent had
Dr. Walter D. Draughon, Jr. 3960 Lafayette Street From Page 1A Ideally, he said, many of sales of less than $50,000
She is survived by her 1556 Bvlridka rRoad Marianna, Florida 32446 the younger farmers who in 2012.
three children, Gwen 850-638-2122 Phone 850-526-5059 farm subsidies and food are working on smaller n Agricultural sales per
Childs (Stafford), Walter www.obertfuneralhome.com stamps, into law earlier farms will eventually grow farm averaged $187,000
Draughon (Jane), Kenyon JoAnne IVIarie this month. their operations. in 2012, an increase of
eight grandchildren: Anna Vivian Everett Doffer Hester "My question is not just One area of growth for $52,000 or 39 percent
Brooke Johnson (Cooper); Harden who is going to farm, but agriculture is farms that over 2007.
Laurahelen Chark (Tho- Services for JoAnne D. who is going to defend are minority-operated. ) New IEngland, Texas,
mas); Holli Carr (Jay); Hester will be held at Trini- them?" Vilsack said. The number of farms op- Florida and many states
Meghan Dorman (Eric), Ja- Vivian Everett Hardenf ty Baptist Church, today at The amount of farm- erated by Hispanics, Afri- in the Mountain West saw
cob Draughon, and Haley 82, of Chipley passed away 11:00 A.M. with visitation land in the United States can-Americans, American increases in the num-
Ea Ttheshday NorthwestFlo one hour prior. Interment also shrunk over the time Indians and Asians all ber of farms and some
Draughon and William at uty Hoestalora will follow in the Riverside period, from 922 mil- grew between 2007 and saw an increase in farm-
Draughon. Crounded byher loving ram- Cemetery. lion to 915 million acres. 2012, and the number of land. Many Midwestern,
Sheis alst survd rebniy rMarianna Chapel Funer- At the same time, farms Hispanics who were prin- Southern and Mid-Atlan-
Addison, Cooper, Charlie She was born in Washing- rangements. grew larger -- the average cipal operators of farms tic states saw decreases.
and Lottie. Johnson; Law- ton County to Henry Lloyd Expressions of sympathy farm grew from 418 to 434 grew by 21 percent. Still, Vilsack said much of the
son and Bradford Carr; and and Flossie Powell Everett. may be submitted online at acres. farm country remains growth in those states
Mason and AveryDorman: She graduated from Bay www.mariananchapelfh.com. Vilsack said he is most overwhelmingly white comes from an increase
Mrs. Draughon became a High School Class of 1950 concerned about the 92 percent of farms are in specialty crops, mostly
professor of organ and and was a graduate of the survival of middle-sized operated by whites, while fruits and vegetables, that
hyinnology at the institu- Fl ofr isingas wheSt atefarms, which declined less than 64 percent of are increasingly popular
Baptist College of Florida she received her Registered in the last five years. The the general population is with consumers.
in 1958 and professor of Nursing degree. She was al- number of larger and white and the minority n The 10 states with the
missiology in 1964. She so a member of The' Artistic Designs Unimited Inc. smaller farms held mostly population is growing. most farms are Texas,
was a longtime member of Church of Jesus Christ of Your Local Florist and Gifts tSimilarly only 14 per- Missouri, Iowa, Oklaho-
First Baptist Church, Latter-Day Saints, Chipley 850-372-4456 He said he believes that cent of farms are operated ma, California, Kentucky,
Graceville, Florida, where Ward. decline partly came from by women, and more than Ohio, Illinois, Minnesota
she served as church or- She was preceded in Michael's Toggery a lapse in disaster as- 90 percent of those were and Wisconsin. Only Ohio
ganist, director of Women's death by her parents; hus- Funeral Appropriate Attrre is new to the list since
en; brothers: Jimmy and 850-482-8647 haggled over the farm bill, The survey also found: 2007.

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GOP drafting bill to ease flood insurance hikes

The Associated Press they would get annual rate real estate markets and
increases of perhaps 15 property values in states
WASHINGTON House percent. Aides said the like Florida, where more
GOP leaders are putting the rate increases hadn't been than a quarter of a million
final touches on legislation finalized as of Thursday homeowners pay subsi-
that would significantly afternoon. dized rates. Some hom-
weaken a recently enact- But people whose sec- eowners face a Catch-22:
ed overhaul of the much ond home is in a flood Once phased in, the rates
criticized federal flood in- zone and those whose are beyond their finances
surance program, easing properties have repeatedly but, because of the higher
many premium increases flooded would continue to insurance rates, they face
and allowing below-mar- see their premiums go up having to sell their proper-
ket rates to be passed on by 25 percent a year until ties at distressed prices.
to people buying homes reaching a level consis- Projections of what the
with taxpayer-subsidized tent with their real risk of new rates will be have
policies. flooding, caused panic among hun-
The new law was enact- The Federal Emergency dreds of thbusands living
ed in 2012 and was aimed Management Agency, in low-lying coastal areas
at weaning hundreds of which runs the program, and near the banks of riv-
thousands of homeown- would retain the ability to ers and their tributaries
ers off of subsidized rates THEASspCATED sSSFLS increase premiums each subject to flooding.
and oreqred extaddelaythechagensie which ASSOCIATED PS rs yaearw bth the i eases Te laPsa t FLnt
and required extensive In this 2010 photo, Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., then a Democrat in the Louisiana House of year, but the increases The Senate last month
updating of the flood Representatives, listens to a question at a debate in New Orleans. Flood insurance rate increas- wouldn't be as steep as passed with bipartisan
maps used to set premi- es for hundreds of thousands of people would be put off under a bill that's steaming toward mandated under the 2012 support legislation that
urns, but its implementa- passage in the Senate. Richmond, who represents New Orleans, said there's sweeping support law. A surcharge on each would put much of the
tion has stirred anxiety in the House behind the Senate measure if GOP leaders would allow a vote. of 5.6 million policyhold- 2012 law on hold for four
among many homeowners ers would offset the cost years. And last month's
along the Atlantic and Gulf required anonymity be- The flood program is pres- R-Ill., and Rep. Maxine of continued subsidies government-wide spend-
coasts and in flood plains, cause the measure is still ently $24 billion in the red, Waters, D-Calif. The new for about 1.1 million ing bill contained a provi-
many of whom are threat- being finalized and hasn't mostly because of huge rates are particularly high homeowners. sion to put off higher pre-
ened with unaffordable been publicly released. losses from Hurricane in older coastal communi- The 2012 reforms of the miums required by new
rate increases. The aides requested ano- Katrina and Superstorm ties in states like Florida, flood insurance program, flood maps, delaying for at
GOP aides say the mea- nymity because the mea- Sandy. Massachusetts, and New which passed with sweep- least a year higher premi-
sure would also repeal a sure is still being finalized The House measure is Jersey, and have put a ing bipartisan support, ums.on hundreds of thou-
provision that threatens and hasn't been publicly expected to be released on damper on home sales as were aimed at fixing flaws sands of homeowners who
hundreds of thousands of released. Friday and a vote is likely prospective buyers recoil like highly-subsidized pay grandfathered, below-
homeowners with huge Anger over the higher next week. at the higher, multi-fold premiums for frequently- market rates for insurance
premium increases under rates has fueled a biparti- It also would allow ho- premium increases, flooded properties and because their homes were
new and updated govern- san drive to delay or derail meowners to pass on gov- The measure would also expensive vacation homes. in compliance with earlier
ment flood maps. Those many of the 2012 changes. ernment-subsidized pre- give relief to people who The law preserved subsi- flood codes.
homeowners currently In response, the Senate miums to people who buy have bought homes after diesforpeoplewhosemain The changes proposed
benefit from below-market last month took a different their homes instead of re- the changes were enacted residence is located in a by the House dismayed
rates that are subsidized approach, passing a bill to quiring purchasers to pay in July of 2012 and there- flood zone but wouldnt supporters of the 2012
by other policyholders and delay the changes, which actuarially sound rates im- fore face sharp, immediate allow them to pass those law, who said it began to
the new legislation would were aimed at putting the mediately, as required by jumps in their premiums; subsidies along to the fam- remove incentives for peo-
preserve their "grandfa- flood insurance program the 2012 law, named after they would see those in- ily that buys the home. ple to live in costly, flood-
thered" status. The. aides on sound financial footing. former Rep. Judy Biggert, creases rolled back, though That has put a damper on prone areas.

To raise or not to raise wages?

The Associated Press federal minimum wage to year ago the worst since pay for a Target hourly
$10.10 an hour by 2016. the second quarter of 2009 worker, but said in an
NEW YORK Gap's de- There's no question that when that figure was down email it's "considering
cision this week to raise whatever the major play- 6.7 percent, according to how best to balance the
the hourly wages of work- ers in the U.S. retail indus- RetailMetrics' tally of 122 needs of working Ameri-
ers at its stores nationwide try decide to do will have a stores. cans while maintaining a
puts pressure on other big impact on the job mar- Gap Inc. has been one healthy business environ-
major U.S. retailers to do ket. In fact, the industry of the bright spots in the ment conducive to job
the same. supports one in every four clothing industry, enjoy- creation."
Following Gap's an- U.S. jobs, representing ing a sales turnaround Wal-Mart Stores Inc.,
nouncement that it will about 42 million workers. that started in early 2012. the nation's largest private
THEASSOCIATEDPRESS set the minimum wage Still, the industry has The company owns the employer with 1.3 million
Activists have a restatthe burning barricades, on the sidelines for workers at $9 an hour mostly shunned the idea Gap, OldNavy, BananaRe- U.S. workers, said Thurs-
of bloody clashes close to Independence Square, the epicenter this year and $10 an hour of higher wages. The Na- public and Athleta chains day that less than one
of the country's current unrest in Kiev, Ukraine, on Thursday, in 2015, big store chains tional Retail Federation, and employs 90,000 hour- percent of its workforce
Feb. 20. from Wal-Mart to Sears which represents some ly and salaried workers in is paid minimum wage. It
said Thursday that they of the nation's largest re- the U.S. said its average wage for
U kra i an protest will continue to evaluate tailers, is fighting Presi- The nation's .largest both full- and part-time
their wages. dent Obama's proposal, clothing chain declined hourly workers is nearly
e e I But ultimately, industry saying the financial bur- to give an average wage $12 an hour.
olence lls scores watchers saywhetherthey den could force them for its employees, but
follow Gap's move will de- to raise prices or reduce said that the vast major-
The Associated Press the square Thursday after- pend greatly on whether workforce. ity earn more than the
noon as other protesters or not they feel they need Indeed, the decision to federal minimum wage.
KIEV, Ukraine Pro- hurled wood, refuse and to in order to remain raise wages is a complex The company said the
testers advancd on po- tires on barricades. competitive. one for stores. The indus- raise will affect 65,000 / er
lice lines in the heart of "The price of freedom is "I think more people will try is built op a business hourly workers. w
the Ukrainian capital on too high. But Ukrainians wait on the sidelines and model that keeps costs Gap declined to com-
Thursday, prompting gov- are paying it," said Viktor not take on additional ex- low, including those for la- ment on how much the
ernment snipers to shoot Danilyuk, a 30-year-old penses," said Ken Perkins, bor. Stores want to make a pay hike will cost it, but
back and kill scores of peo- protester. "We have no president of RetailMetrics, profit, but in order to stay said there are no plans for
ple in the country's deadli- choice. The government a retail research firm. "It's competitive, experts say cuts in jobs or store hours
est day since the breakup isn't hearing us." a gamble on Gap's part." retailers have to offer U.S. or increases in prices to
of the Soviet Union a quar- In an effort to defuse Gap's move comes at a shoppers the low prices cover the costs.
ter-century ago. the situation, the national time when the plight of they demand. But keeping Nancy Green, general
The European Union im- parliament late Thursday hourly workers has made prices low and profits high manager of Gap's Athleta.
posed sanctions on those passed a measure that headlines. Protests by is a constant juggling act, brand, told The Associ-
deemed responsible for would prohibit an "anti- fast food workers asking especially during a down ated Press in an interview Let ur Flowers
the violence, and three terrorist operatiop" threat- for higher pay last year in economy. Thursday that she believes Sa't For You
EU foreign ministers held ened by Yanukovych to re- cities across the country In fact, retailers just some competitors can't af-
a long day of talks in Kiev store order, and called for made headlines. Several wrapped up an abysmal ford to do raise wages, but Call us Lor all you
with both embattled Presi- all Interior Ministry troops states are considering rais- holiday shopping season. "others will be inspired."
dent Viktor Yanukovych to return to their bases. But ing their minimum wages. Earnings for the fourth So far, though, rivals floral needs.
and leaders of the pro- it was unclear how binding And President Barack quarter, which covered the don't seem inspired. Tar-
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But it's increasingly un- dential adviser Marina in Congress that includes are expected to be down 5 Molly Snyder declined to 850-526-3293
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compromise. as saying the measure goes
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position protesters are but that a mechanism for
locked in a battle over the carrying it out would have
identity of Ukraine, a na- to be developed by the
tion of 46 million that has president's office and the
divided loyalties between Interior Ministry.
Russia and the West. Parts At least 101 people have
of the country mostly died this week in the
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in open revolt against to protesters and Ukrai-
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S]iorts Briefs Malone BasketbaU

High School Tirslo lngt
boys basketball Tigers looking to
Friday Paxton at
Malone in the 1A Regional get Lakeland

High School baseball
Friday Graceville at BY DUSTIN KENT ing of the year etween the Dis-
Sneads, 4 p.m. and 6:30 dkent@jcfloridan.com trict 1 rivals, with Paxton winning
p.m.; Marianna at Pensac- the first game 91-81 in Malone
ola Catholic, 4 p.m. and 7 In each of the past two seasons, on Dec. 9 and Malone winning
p.m.; Bethlehem at Cotton- the Malone Tigers have come to the next two 73-65 in Paxton on Malone's
dale, 6 p.m. the brink of a trip to Lakeland, Jan. 3 and 77-69 on Feb. 8 in the Antwain
and each time, they've come up district tournament title game. Johnson tries
School softball short. Because of the latter win, the to finish a
The Tigers hope the third time Tigers get to host tonight's game shot at the rim
Friday Marianna at is the charm tonight when they in the gym in which they have during a playoff
Pensacola Catholic, 6:30 play host to the Paxton Bobcats lost just two games over the past _/ game against
p.m.; Sneads vs. Oak Grove in the Class lA Regional Final in three seasons. Cottondale on
in Panama City, 5 p.m.; Malone. Tuesday.
Sneads vs. Fort Walton This will mark the fourth meet- See TIGERS, Page 2B KRISTIE CLOUD/FLORIDAN
Beach in Panama City, 7
Saturday Sneads vs.
Tavares in Panama City, CHIPOIA MEN'S BASIIETBSM
9 a.m.; Sneads vs. Miami
Westminster in Panama I

Ci Cimll basketball All on the line for Indians
The Chipola men's and
womon'sbasetball teams Chipola hosts
will end the regular season
at home Saturday with the Raiders
Panhandle Conference
finale against Northwests stake
Florida State, with the season at stake
women's game tipping at
5:30 p.m. followed by the BY DUSTIN KENT
men at 7:30 p.m. dkent@jcfloridan.com
The No. 20 Chipola. Indians
Chipola baseball will wrap up the regular sea-
Chipola will be at home son Saturday night when they
this weekend for three host the No. 14 Northwest
games against Gordon Florida State Raiders in a game
College starting Friday at that could result in either team
5 p.m., followed by two being Panhandle Conference
matchups Saturday at noon champions, or leave either sit-
and 3:30 p.m. ting at home when the state
tournament begins March 5 in
Chipola softball Ocala.
The Indians, Raiders and Pen-
The Lady Indians head sacola State Pirates all go into
to Panama City for the the final night of the Panhandle
weekend for the Gulf Coast Conference season at 7-4 in
Beach Classic, opening up league player, and all three have
Friday with games against a chance to end the night as con-
Darton State at 3 p.m. and ference champions.
Wallace State-Hanceville at The Pirates will play at Gulf
5 p.m. Coast State on Saturday while
On Saturday, Chipola Chipola and Northwest face off,
finishes up with games with all three teams control-
against Middle Georgia ling their own destiny for the
State at 4 p.m. and Chatta- tournament.
hoochee Valley at 6 p.m. A win by any of the three teams
will guarantee one of the top two
Malone Dixie spots in the standings and a state
Youth Baseball berth, while the Indians and Pi-
rates can both still get in with a
The Malone Dixie Youth loss.
Baseball Organization will Chipola can get in with a loss
be having baseball sign-ups and a Pensacola State loss, while
for boys and girls ages 5 to the Pirates can get in with a loss
12 through Saturday at the DANIEL WILLIAMS/FOR THE FLORIDAN
Malone Town Hall Monday Chipola's Jamaar McKay goes in for a layup during a game earlier this season. See INDIANS, Page 2B
through Friday from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. and on Saturdays
from 9 a.m. to noon.
The fee is $ 40 per Chinola Women's Basketball
child. Please bring a

caelliichatel Pdgtht, Lady Indians seeking Panhandle perfection
209-1250, Lenny Weber at BY DUSTIN KENT these Lady Raiders, who nearly
209-8409, or Jamie Floyd at dkent@jcfloridan.com rallied all the way back from a
569-2343. 12-point second-half deficit in
The No.4 Chipola Lady Indians the Feb. 5 meeting in Niceville
Kiwanis Club have clinched a berth in the state before falling short 53-52.
golf tournament tournament and clinched an Northwest Florida State (22-
The 25th annual outright Panhandle Conference 4, 9-2) has also clinched a state
Graceville Kiwanis Club championship the school's tournamentberthandultimately
Gracaevni e moiwnisClub first in 24 years. has nothing to play for Saturday
touRnameKnit willribThe only thing left for the Lady except to spoil Chipola's ques-
golf totrnament will be Indians to accomplish with Sat- tion for conference perfection.
held March 8 at Dogwood urday night's regular season fi- LadyIndians coach GregFrank-
Lakes Country Club in Chipola nale is completing a perfect 12-0 lin said motivation shouldn't be
guard Panhandle season, which they'll hard to find on either side, how-
Th,, out,.ierson team Diamonisha attempt to finish off against the ever, especially given the rivalry
scramble will start at 8 Sophus (0) No. 7 Northwest Florida State between the two schools and the
a m. Team prizes will be tries to score Lady Raiders. closeness of the last meeting.
aaded for first, second, between Chipola (27-1 overall, 11-0 "They played us pretty tough
EAd third places. a pair of in the Panhandle) has won 16 last game, but some of that was
There will also be a Gulf Coast straight games all but two by self-imposed," he said. "We
longest drive contest and defenders double digits and has cruised threw the ball away a little bit and
closest to the pin contests. during a through the league schedule got relaxed. It's good, though.
The entry fee is $50 and game this with really only one close call in It shakes (the Chipola players)
lunch will be provided, season.
Proeedsfrom the annual DANIELWILLIAMS/FOR THEFLORIDAN But that close call came against See CHIPOLA, Page 2B
efit the Graceville Kiwanis
Club's special projects and High School Girls Basketball
scholarship programs.
Gn rsPc eP Paxton tops Chipley for IA state championship
For more information,
call Derek Chadwell at 850- BY DUSTIN KENT high 20 points for Paxton and Chipley possession. Amanda Paschal had 16 points,
326-3961 or Dick Wheatley dkent@jcfloridan.com made the go-ahead three-point- Murray was subsequently 10 rebounds, five assists, and
at 850-415-3146, er late in the fourth quarter fouled, and officials ruled it an seven steals in the loss for the
The Paxton Lady Bobcats to lift the Lady Bobcats to the intentional foul and awarded Lady Tigers, who had to settle for
ports intems brought home their fifth state win. two free throws and the ball to being bridesmaids for a second
Sendallsportsitemstoeditorial@ championship in school his- Chipley led 30-25 after three Paxton. straight season after falling to
jcfloridan.oom, orfaxthemto850- tory Thursday afternoon by quarters and was nursing a After making two free throws South Walton 58-49 in last year's
482-4478.The mailing addressfor beating the Chipley Lady Ti- 34-32 edge in the final minute to put the Lady Bobcats up 37- 1Afinal.
the paper is Jackson County Floridan gers 39-34 in the Class 1A title when Murray nailed a triple 34, Murray was fouled again and Chipley finishes its season at
P.O. Box 520 Marianna, FL32447. game. with 39 seconds left and then made two more with 10.3 sec- 26-6, while Paxton ends with a
Emily Murray scored a game- stole the ball on the ensuing onds left to seal the victory, record of 26-3. L.


NBA Trade Roundup

Hawks acquire Jamison from Clippers
The Associated Press in 16 of the last 17 games traded Roger Mason Jr. to Cavaliers acquire
with the Clippers. He has the Sacramento Kings for Spencer Hawes
ATLANTA The Atlanta appeared in only 22 games a protected 2015 second-
Hawks, looking for more this season, averaging 11.4 round draft pick and from Philadelphia
front-line help as they minutes, 3.8 points and cash. CLEVELAND -The
attempt to remain in 2.5 rebounds. The Heat announced the Cleveland Cavaliers have
the Eastern Conference For his career, the deal less than two hours acquired center Spencer
playoff race, acquired 6-foot-9 Jamison has aver- before Thursday's 3 p.m. Hawes from the Philadel-
37-year-old forward aged 18.5 points and 7.4 EST trade deadline. phia 76ers for forward Earl
Antawn Jamison from the .,rebounds in 16 seasons The move allowed Clark, center Henry Sims
Los Angeles Clippers on with Golden State, Wash- Miami to open up another and two second-round
Thursday. ington, Cleveland, the roster spot, while the draft picks.
The Clippers received Lakers and the Clippers. Kings got an undisclosed The 7-foot-1 Hawes, who
the rights to shooting By trading the rights amount of money. Mason, is in the final year of his
guard CenkAkyol, a 2005 to Akyol, the depleted who averaged three points contract, is averaging 13
second-round pick now Hawks made an inexpen- in 25 games for the Heat, points and 8.5 rebounds,
playing in Turkey. sive gamble that Jamison is expected to be waived both career highs, and
tHawks general manager could give the team a by Sacramento. shoots 40 percent from 3-
Danny Ferry was Cleve- much-needed boost. It's the fourth trade the point range. Hawes, 25, is
land's GM when Jamison The Hawks, hurt by rebuilding Kings have in his seventh NBA season.
Ik played for the Cavaliers in injuries, have lost seven made since the season Anderson Varejao, Cleve-
the 2009-10 season. straight, falling from third started. Sacramento land's starting center, has
"He is and always has to seventh in the Eastern sent Luc Mbah a Moute missed the last four games
been the ultimate profes- Conference race. to Minnesota for Der- with a sore back. He also
sional and high-class guy," rick Williams on Nov. 26, missed time earlier in the
Ferry said. acquired Rudy Gay in a season with a knee injury
Ferry said he'll talk with Heat trade Roger seven-player deal with and no timetable has been
Jamison within the next MaSOn Jr. to Kings Toronto on Dec. 9 and given for his return.
two days to determine the traded Marcus Thornton Varejao played in only 81
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE forward's interest in play- or pick, ash to Brooklyn for Jason games the last three sea-
Los Angeles Clippers forward Antawn Jamison warms up ing with the Hawks. SACRAMENTO, Calif. Terry and Reggie Evans on sons because of numerous
before a game in Denver on Feb. 3. Jamison has not played -The Miami Heat have Wednesday. injuries.

Chipola "Afterwe lost, told them an opponent shot better FALCONS COMPETE FOR TITLE
Vlfpola they looked disinterested than 40 percent from the 1 LC E
(on defense)," Franklin field against Chipola.
From Page lB said. "I told them that de- Chipola has run hot and
up and lets them know it fense is what's going to cold offensively through
can be done. I don't know win us championships. We the year, but the defensive
if the ball Will go in for us, have the size, the length, 'and rebounding domi-
but I know we'll play hard and the depth to be able nance has allowed the i.
and with a lot of energy, to bring off very good bas- Lady Indians to win even
and I know that (the Lady ketball players that are on poor shooting nights.
Raiders) will be jacked up capable defenders when It now has them on the
and ready to come over we have foul trouble. And verge of going 12-0 in the
and try to beat us. They'll the coach finally got smart toughest JUCO basketball
be ready to play." and went to a straight conference in the country
Beating the Lady Indians man-to-man. and it's an accomplish-
this season has been much "This team is very ath- ment that Franklin said he
easier said than done, with letic; so we decided to trap and his players aren't shy
the only setback coming all ball screens and just sit about wanting.
Dec. 7 in Ocala with a 58- down and guard instead of "Our kids' mindset right
55 loss to St. Petersburg. trying to do too much with now is that we want to be
Itwasn'tnecessarilyabad them and being a little too perfect, not just to go 12-0
loss to a quality St. Peters- cute.We simplified it, and I but be perfect ftom here
burg team that has gone on think we really started fig- on out," the coach said. "I
to win 22 games and clinch uring out how to rotate de- like where their heads are
the Southern Conference fensively and really bought at. They talk about it more
championship and is cur- into that side of the bas- than I do and that's great.
rently ranked No. 19 in ketball, and that has won I'm not sure that it's been
the country, but it was one us some ballgames." done here before, but we
that helped Franklin and The results have been want to do something that
company set the course awfully impressive, with we can hang our hats on. SUBMITTED PHOTO
for the remainder of the Chipola allowing just 48.3 Being 12-0 in this league,
season. points per game in con- especially with the caliber he Hope School Falcons head to Gainesville today to
The message follow- ference play and just 38.4 of this league, would be compete in the Special Olympics Florida State Basketball
ing the loss became clear: points per game in the last something really special Championship. If victorious, it would be the Falcons' fifth
if the Lady Indians were five contests. and something the kids
going to win conference, The Lady Indians have could carrywith them for a state title. Last year, Hope School grabbed division gold and a state
state, and national titles, it forced 20 or. more turn- long time." championship with a 40-27 victory over the Leon County-Godby
would have to start at the overs in nine of 11 league The game tips at 5:30 Cougars.
defensive end of the court. games and only twice has p.m.

Indi nWe win and we'll win the we'll -have a great crowd of the most difficult covers ers in sophomores Cin- but he did say that deal-
ia ns 1coBnference and our season as always, but we're going in the country. .meon Bowers and Torian ing with the situation has
will continue. We're just against a very talented and "You have to be so fun- Graham, who have yet to made the Indians stronger
From Page lB focusing on what we can well-coached team and damentally sound on the return to the court from an and brought them closer
and a Northwest Florida control and getting ready we're really going to have defensive end because indefinite suspension fol- together.
State loss. for a huge game against a to put together a complete they have guards that can lowing their arrest on Jan. "This is a really close
For the Raiders, who lost great team." game for 40 minutes on make shots, but obvi- 16 on evidence tampering group and they've been
the season series to Pen- Chipola and Northwest both ends of the floor to ously they're so big down charges. through some difficult
sacola State, Saturday's split the two regular season come away with a win," he low that you just have to Freshman forward Ja- times," he said. "I feel
contest is essentially an meetings, with both win- said. do everything you can to maar McKay was also ar- like it's made us a closer
elimination game. ning at home Chipola The Raiders have a bal- limit them to one shot per rested and suspended and a better group. We've
The stakes couldn't be won 86-78 on Jan. 18 and anced attack led by talent- possession," he said. "I following the incident but preached staying together
higher for the teams and Northwest won 90-83 on ed guards Benji Bell and thought we did a poor job returned after four missed through the tough times
Indians coach Patrick Feb. 5. Farad Cobb, who are com- in the second game of giv- games and has played and how adversity reveals
Blake said that's what The Indians certainly plimented inside by the ing them second-chance in each of the last four character, so it's important
makes the situation so fun hope that the home-court big man combo of Tevin points and I felt that was games, that we have all the guys
to be a part of. trend continues Saturday, Glass and Stephen Hurt, really the difference." Bowers and Graham together. The biggest key
"We've talked about how but Blake said he knows a while 6-foot-8 sophomore A win and a Panhandle both dressed in the team's is that these guys aren't
this is the most exciting victory will not come easy Darnell Harris presents championship would be a 67-64 win over Tallahassee ready for the season to be
time of the year in college against one of the most tal- a threat both inside and pretty impressive accom- on Tuesday, but neither over with."
basketball," he said. "I'm ented teams in the nation. outside. plishment for the Indians played. The game will tip at
happy that we've been able "It's always great to play Blake said the balance given that they have played Blake was non-commit- 7:30 p.m. following the
to put ourselves in position on your home floor and and depthofoffensivetal- the lasteightgameswith- tal about the duo's sta- women's game at 5:30
to control our own destiny. it's Homecoming for us so ent makes the Raiders one out two of their best play- tus for Saturday's game, p.m.

T But it was the other end Alonze Bailey helped to house teams could not and and win the district tour- us like it normally does."
of the court that Welch pick up the slack, how- that's punch their ticket nament, so I hope home- The game tips off at 7
said was most problematic ever, knocking in six three- to Lakeland for the state court advantage will help p.m.
From Page 1B for his team in the loss. pointers and scoring a semifinals.
But one of those losses "Our guards turned it game-high 20 points. Last season's loss to even-
was to the Bobcats and over entirely too much the Welch said the Tigers tual state champion Hol- ,
it's one that Malone coach first time we played. We will need similar contribu- mes County was especially
Steven Welch said that he' had at least 25 turnovers," tions from players other painful for Malone, but a
and his players have not he said. "The next two than Baker and Johnson if win tonight could go along
forgotten. (games against Paxton) they're going to overcome way towards healing some
"I hope we still have a we reduced that number the depth and balance of of those wounds for Welch
little edge about it because greatly. That was the big- the Bobcats. and the players who were a
they came in here and gest difference maker (in "To me, probably Pax- part ofthat team like Baker,
beat us at the house, and the wins). We took better ton's greatest strength and Johnson, and Bailey. Ann Jones Clarce Boyette Tim Sapp
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proud of it." ing for 58 points in the win have to make sure they're familiar with is the result.
Paxton got 24 points at Paxton and 57 in the dis- loose and ready. They did We're in a good position at
from Austin Carnley and trict title game. a great job the other night the house against a team
23 from Graham Stewart Baker had just nine of making plays and we ex- we know we can play with, Sandra Ward Michael Bedsole Jdlie Basford
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Miami Dolphins

Offensive line coach

and trainer fired
The Associated Press
MIAMI The Miami Dolphins fired
offensive line coach Jim Turner and
longtime head athletic trainer Kevin
O'Neill on Wednesday for their roles in
the team's bullying scandal.
The moves were the first punitive steps
taken by the Dolphins since a report on
the NFus investigation of the case was
released last week.
Investigators found that guard Richie
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Incognito and two teammates engaged
Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin answers a question during a news conference at the NFL in persistent harassment directed at
scouting combine in Indianapolis on Thursday. tackle Jonathan Martin, another offen-
sive lineman and an assistant trainer.
Martin left the team at midseason, and
P ulb pron sesIncognito was suspended for the final
Turner didn't attempt to stop the ha- THEASSOCIATED RESSFILE
rassment and even took part in some of Miami Dolphins head athletic trainer Kevin
the taunting of offensive lineman An- O'Neill watches the team's practice in Davie
or k emn m edt drew McDonald, the NFL report said. on Nov. 6. Offensive line coach Jim Turner
O'Neill expressed hostility toward the and O'Neill have been fired for their roles in
The Associated Press better a workplace." Martin has said that investigation and cut short an interview the team's bullying scandal.
The changes have al- the persistently vulgar with those conducting it, according to Coach Joe Philbin made his first
INDIANAPOLIS Dol- ready begun. language made him feel the report. public comments since the report's re-
phins coach Joe Philbin On Wednesday night, trapped. Wells determined O'Neill was fired shortly after he and lease, saying the vulgar language and
is promising to change the Dolphins fired offen- that Turner didn't try to other team officials arrived in India- behavior outlined were disappoint-
the culture inside Miami's sive line coach Jim Turner stop the harassment and napolis for the league's annual scouting ing and unacceptable, and adding that
locker room and make it a and longtime head athletic even took part in some of combine. Turner didn't make the trip. fundamental values of respect were
better workplace than the trainer Kevin O'Neill for the taunting of offensive In a news release announcing the violated.
one that forced Jonathan their roles in the scandal. lineman Andrew McDon- firings, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross "That ultimately rests on my shoul-
Martin to leave the team While the timing seemed ald. The report said O'Neill said the behavior described in the re- ders, and I will be accountable moving
last season. odd, on the eve of a six- expressed hostility toward port was "against the core values of our forward for making sure that we em-
Philbin said Thursday day event where Miami the investigation and cut organization." phasize a team-first culture of respect
that he wants players to and the league's 31 other short an interview with 'After receiving the report, I conduct- toward one another," Philbin said in a
treat one apother with ci- teams can interview and those conducting it. ed my own internal review of the facts to statement.
vility and he won't tolerate test draft hopefuls, Philbin Philbin, who said he was determine the appropriate steps for our The report found no evidence that
anything less. said the Dolphins needed unaware of the bullying organization," Ross said. "Jim Turner Philbin was aware of abusive conduct
In his first public com- time to contemplate the when it happened, said and Kevin O'Neill are good people who within the team.
ments since Ted Wells report's findings and pos- he found the details of his care a great deal about their profession Several people interviewed told inves-
released his report into sible punitive actions. players used and their ac- and the players whom they serve, but tigators Turner gave McDonald a male
the bullying scandal that The Wells investigation tions to be "inappropriate both exhibited poor judgment at times, sex doll as a gag gift around Christ-
rocked the league, Philbin found that guard Richie and unacceptable." which led me to this conclusion." mas 2012. Turner told investigators
made it clear he would Incognito and two team- "I certainly wish I had Ross said he has been in contact with he didn't remember the incident, but
clean things up. mates engaged in persis- seen some of it and I could Martin and will meet soon with the investigators said they didn't believe
"We're going to do things tent harassment of Martin, have intervened ear- two-year veteran. Martin has two sea- him.
about it, we're going to another offensive lineman lier," Philbin said, noting sons remaining on his contract with Martin told investigators O'Neill and
make it better," Philbin and an assistant trainer. he was unaware of what the Dolphins, but last month Ross said other team employees aw an assistant
told reporters at the NFL Martin left the team at had happened until early he didn't believe the tackle would play trainer being humiliated and didn't in-
scouting combine. "We're midseason, and Incognito November. again forMiami. Incognito becomes a tervene. O'Neill allegedly laughed at ra-
going to check underneath was suspended for the fi- What happens next is free agent this winter and will try to sign cial insults directed toward the assistant
every stone and make it a nal eight games. still to be determined. with another team. trainer.

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Winter Olympics

Canada women take hockey gold over US

The Associated Press ; _-- Meghan Duggan and because the U.S. still had
Alex Carpenter scored for a 2-1 lead with just over a
SOCHI, Russia The the Americans. Jesse Vetter minute to play.
puck skittered the length made 28 saves, shutting About 30 seconds later,
of the ice on its way to- the powerful Canadians with the goalie still off,
ward the empty Canadian down for 56 minutes, 34 Poulin tied it and sent the
net before clanging off the seconds before Brianne game into overtime.
post and stopping in front X Jenner knocked a seem- During a sloppy player
of the crease. ingly harmless shot off a change by the Americans,
It was for a few more defender's knee and into five-time Olympian Hay-
seconds, at least still a -the net. ley Wickenheiser got free
one-goal game. With Szabados pulled on a breakaway before
Then Marie-Philip Poulin for an extra skater, U.S. Hilary Knight caught her
scored with 54.6 seconds forward Kelli Stack sent a from behind and she went
left in regulation, complet- clearing shot down the ice, sprawling.
ing Canada's comeback missing a potential game- It could have been called
from a two-goal deficit clinching empty-net goal a penalty shot.
and sending the game into by inches. It could have been no
overtime. Once there, she Even after insisting her call.
added the gold medal- confidence never wavered, But Knight was sent to the
winning goal to beat the THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Canada defenseman Joc- penaltyboxforcross-check-
United States 3-2 the Marie-Philip Poulin of Canada (29) reacts after scoring the game winning goal during overtime elyne Larocque's eyes grew ing. With the 4-on-3 advan-
fourth consecutive Olym- of the. women's gold medal ice hockey game against USA at the 2014 Winter Olympics on wide when asked about tage, the Canadians worked
pic women's hockey title Thursday in Sochi, Russia. the near clincher, the puck around and over to
for the sport's birthplace. years ago, said Thursday 27 saves for Canada, which the United States, which "I was freaked out at that Poulin, who knocked it into
"I think it always gets night with her second gold has won 20 straight Olym- lost in the Olympic final point," she said. the open net and set off the
better, for sure," Poulin, medal draped around her pic games since the Naga- to Canada in all three tries Stack said she could see celebration on the bench
who also scored twice in neck. no final in 1998. That was since then and earned a the puck had the wrong and among the Maple Leaf-
the Vancouver final four Shannon Szabados made the only gold medal for bronze in 2006. angle, but she didn't worry waving fans.

Russian Sotnikova wins figure skating gold
The Associated Press Only this latest one was a I wanted to skate my final totals were 224.59 for
surprise. A huge surprise. best today but it didnt Sotnikova, 219.11 for Kim
SOCHI, Russia Burst- Sotnikova, 2 years older work," she said. "I've lost and 216.73 for Kostner
ing from the shadow of her than Lipnitskaia but far control over my jumps- Skating last, Kim needed
adored teammate, Adelina less accomplished, was tiredness and emotions." a repeat of her Vancouver
Sotnikova gave Russia its considered a long shot Gold. finished fourth, performance to hold onto
first gold medal inwomen's against the likes of Kim, Wagner seventh and 15- the gold. She began mas-
Olympic figure skating. who announced her retire- year-old American Polina terfully with a triple lutz-
While much-heralded ment after the free skate; Edmunds ninth. Asada was triple toe combination
Julia Lipnitskaia was stum- Italy's Carolina Kostner, third in the free skate after and hit four more triples.
bling, the 17-year-old Sot- who took bronze; Japan's finishing 16th in Wednes- Because she had one less
nikova soared. When she Mao Asada; and even day's short program and triple jump than Sotniko-
won the free skate Thurs- Americans Gracie Gold wound up sixth, va, Kim's artistry couldn't
day at the Sochi Games, and Ashley Wagner. Sotnikova trailed Kim by make up the difference.
she denied South Korea's But Sotnikova, seem- just .28 going into Thurs- Of the three medalists,
Yuna Kim from defending' ifgly far more relaxed than day, and she overcame that Kostner went first to the
her title and confirmed nearly every other com- by winning the free skate sport's iconic musical
Russian command of the petitor, won it all, giving Adina Sotnikova of RuTHEASSOCIATED PRESS 149.99 to Kim's 144.19. The piece "Bolero."
sport c e i o Adelina Sotnikova of Russia competes in the women's free
sport once mores. Russia or theO Soviet Union skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace on
This is the happiest day 27 Olympic gold medals. Thursday in Sochi, Russia. Sotnikova won the gold medal.
in my life," Sotnikova said. They own five men's golds,
"I simply stepped on the 13 in pairs, seven in ice sharing a warm hug. When "It's the Olympics. And CHARLES E. KENT, SR. Owner, LFD
ice today and realized how dance, and took the first she got onto the podium it was a long way for me," A JULIE M. KENT Owner
much I like what I'm doing team event this year. for the flower ceremony, to she said. "To compete CHARLES E. KENT, JR. LFD.........
and skated really good." Sotnikova was in the raucous chants of "Ross- at the Olympic Games, I
The Russians have won media area when she was si-ya," she jumped up and dreamed of any medal, but
three figure skating gold told she won. She ran wav- done like, well, a teen- frankly speaking, I wanted
medals at these Olympics: ing her arms in the air be- ager who had just had her a gold one."
team, pairs and women's. fore finding her coach and Olympic dream come true. Lipnitskaia was fifth.

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